swimman
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
swimman
p. swamm, pl. swummon ; pp. swummen To swim Swimþ, swam nat. swimmende nantes, Wrt. Voc. ii. 61, II, 13. Swam nat, 95, 80. I. of living creatures moving in or on water Swá swá fixas swimmaþ on wætere, Lchdm. iii. 272, 19 : Exon. Th. 363, 21 ; Wal. 57. Ic on flode swom deaf under ýþe, 487, 17 ; Rä 73, 4. Hié swumman ofer tó ðæm églande. Ðá hié ðá hæfdon feórðan dǽl ðære eá geswummen. Nar. 10, 29. Com tó lande lidmanna helm swymman, Beo. Th. 3252 ; B. 1624. Swimman hine geseón hearm getácnaþ. Lchdm. iii. 212, 18. Ðá geseah hé swymman scealfran on node. Homl. Th. ii. 516, 6. Teón ða wæteru forð swimmende cynn, Gen. 1, 20. II. of a vessel moving on water Secga geseldan swimmaþ on weg, Exon. Th. 289, 25; Wand. 53. Hine (a vehicle) oxa ne teáh, ne [hé] on flóde swom, 404, 28 ; Rä. 23, 14. Se swymmenda arc (Noah's ark ). Homl. Th. ii. 60, 2. III. of lying on the surface of water Nim ompran neoþowearde ða ðe swimme. Lchdm. ii. 52, 19 : 76, 5. Genim doccan ða ðe swimman wille, 88, 13. [O. H. Ger. swimman: Icel. svimma.] v. æt-, ge-, ofer-, óþ-swimman; -swemman.
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