þeówen
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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þeówen
þíwen, [n]e; þeówene, an; f. A female servant or slave, a handmaid Ic eom Drihtnes þeówen (ancilla, Lk. 1, 38), Blickl. Homl. 9, 20. Ðá com tó hym án þeówyn (-en, MS. A.) accessit ad eum una ancilla, Mt. Kmbl. 26, 69. Seó Godes ðeówen, Bd. 4, 9; S. 576, 14: Homl. Skt. ii. 23 b, 192. Nergendes þeówen (Judith ), Judth. Thw. 22, 23; Jud. 74. Ic Luba eáðmód Godes ðíwen, Chart. Th. 475. 21. Hé sceáwode ða eáþmódnesse his þeówene, Blickl. Homl. 7, 4. Swá eágan gáð earmre þeówenan (ancillae ), ðonne heó on hire hlǽfdigean handa lócaþ, Ps. Th. 122, 3. Heó hié sylfe tó ðeówene genemde, Blickl. Homl. 9, 24. Þeówene, 89, 12. Gif hwá ásleá his þeówe oþþe his þeówenne (-ene, MS. H.) ðæt eáge út, L. Alf. 20; Th. i. 48, 24. Þeówne (or adj.?) bernam, Wrt. Voc. ii. 12, 24. Ðeáh hwá bebycgge his dohtor on þeówenne, L. Alf. 12; Th. i. 46, 12. Se fæder hire sealde áne þeówene (servam ), Gen. 29, 29. Ðióenne famulam, Rtl. 104, 2: 34, 10 (see Skeat's collation). Ðióen, 25. Sca Affra and hire þreó ðeówena ... Sió Affra wæs ǽrest forlegor wíf mid hire þeówenum, Shrn. 115, 3-5. Ðá hét hire fæder hí bewyrcean on ánum torre mid twelf ðeówennum, 106, 1. Þeówenna bernas, Wrt. Voc. ii. 95, 59: 12, 17. Ic hæbbe þeówas and þeówena (servos et ancillas ), Gen. 32, 5. v. efen-þeówen.
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