wæl-gim
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wæl-gim
wæl-gimm, es; m. The word seems to be an epithet for the sheath of a sword, which is called in the riddle the sword's byrne Byrne is mín (a sword's ) bleófág, swylce beorht seomað (-d, MS.) wír ymb ðone wælgim, ðe mé waldend geaf, Exon. Th. 400, 20; Rä. 21, 4.
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