ymb-hwyrft
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
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ymb-hwyrft
(-hwearft, -hweorft, -hwerft), es; m. I. a ring, circle Lytel ymbhweorft rotella vel orbiculus, Wrt. Voc. i. 17, 44. Ernhwerfte (-hferte, MS. ) gyro, Kent. Gl. 271. II. a circular course, an orbit Se móna hæfð his ryne hraðor áurnen on ðam læssan ymbhwyrfte, ðonrie seó ðonne hæbbe on ða;m máran, Lchdm. iii. 248, 14. (certain stars) habbaþ sceortne ymbhwyrft, Bt. 39, 3; Fox 214, 19 : Met. 28, 20. Ymbhwerft, 28, 12. Ymbehwearft, 28, 8. III. circuit, surrounding space, on (in) ymbhwyrfte around, round about On ymbhwyrfte in giro, Wrt. Voc. ii. 47, 63. Ealle ðe on ymbhwyrfte áhwǽr syndan omnes qui in circuitu ejus sunt, Ps. Th. 75. 8 : 88, 6. Fýr onǽlð on ymbhwyrfte (in circuitu) fýnd his, Ps. Spl. 96, 3. On ymbhwyrfte stódan hǽr, Bd. 5, 2 ; S. 614, 45. Stefn in ymbhwyrfte (in gyro ) ymbsealde ðæt hús, 4, 3 ; S. 567, 44. God him forgeaf sibbe on eallum ymbhwirfte data est a Deo pax in omnes per circuitum nationes, Jos. 21, 42. On eallum ðám ymbhwyrfte, 10, 21. On his ymbhwyrfte bið swíðlíc storm, Homl. Th. i. 618, II. Ðá eode Israhéla folc on ymbhwyrfte ðære byrig, ii. 212, 27. On ymbhwyrfte ondrǽdendum hine in circuitu timentium eum, Ps. Spl. 33, 7. Haldeþ heora ymbhwyrft Drihten Dominus in circuitu populi sui, Ps. Th. 124, 2. IV. surrounded space, extent Eall swá brád seó sunne is, swá eall eorðan ymbhwyrft, Lchdm. iii. 236, 7. Gif ðú witan wilt ymbe ealre ðisse eorðan ymbhwyrft from eásteweardan ðisses middangeardes óð westeweardne, and fram súþeweardum óð norþeweardne (omnem terrae ambitum), Bt. 18, l ; Fox 60, 31. Seó líne ðe wile xxxiii síða ealne eorðan ymbehwyrft útan ymblicgan, Salm. Kmbl. 152, 6. IV a. the earth, world, globe; orbis terrarum :-- Ymbhwerft orbis vel firmamentum, Wrt. Voc. i. 17, 43. Ðæt eall ymbhwyrft (-hyrft, Lind.) wǽre tómearcod ut describeretur universas orbis, Lk. Skt. 2, I : Homl. Th. i. 30, 2. Eorðe and eall hire gefyllednys, and eal ymbhwyrft and ða ðe on ðám wuniaþ,ealle hit syndon Godes ǽhta Domini est terra et plenitudo ejus, orbis terrarum et universi qui habitant in eo, Homl. Th. i. 172, 9. Ymbhwyrft eorðena, Ps. Spl. Surt. 23, 1. Ymbhwyrft eorðan orbis terrae , Ps. Th. 89, 2. Eorðan ymbhwyrft and uprodor, Cd. Th. 205, 1; Exod. 429. Ic eom micle yldra ðonne ymbhwyrft ðes, oþþe ðes middangeard, Exon. Th. 424, 21; Rä. 41, 42. Ðæt wealdleþer ealles ymbhweorftes heofenes and eorþan, Bt. 36, 2; Fox 174, 19. Yrnð seó sunne bufon ðysum ymbhwyrfte, Lchdm. iii. 250, 14. Eallum ymbehwyrfte (ymbhuirfte, Lind.) universo orbi , Lk. Skt. 21, 26. Úre ieldran ealne ðisne ymbhwyrft ðises middangeardes swá swá Oceanus ymbligeþ on þreó tódǽldon majores nostri orbem totius terrae, oceani limbo circumseptum, triquadrum statuere , Ors. 1, 1; Swt. 8, 1. Hé gesette ofer hig ymbhwyrft (orbem , 1 Sam. 2, 8), Cant. An. 8 : Ps. Lamb. 32, 8. Geond alnæ ymbhwyrft in universo orbe , Mt. Kmbl. Rush. 24, 14: Homl. Th. i. 76, 27. Se cásere, se ðe eallne ymbhwyrft on his anwealde hæfde, L. Ælfc. C. 2; Th. ii. 342, 22. Ástág ðæt heofonlíce goldhord on ðysne ymbhwyrft, Blickl. Homl. 11, 29. Hé ymbhwyrft eorðan folca sóðe and rihte démeþ judicabit orbem terrae in aequitate, et populos in veritate sua , Ps. Th. 95, 13. Ymbhwyrft ealne eorðan and heofones, Met. 24, 38. Ealne ymbhwyrft and uprador, Elen. Kmbl. 1458; El. 731. Eorðan ymbehwyrft orbem terrarum, Ps. Th. 88, 10. IV b. a district, region, world ( = part of the world occupied by a particular people) :-- Hí férdon geond eallum Rómániscum ymbhwyrfte they went through all the Roman world , Homl. Th. ii. 30, 28. Gang óð ðæt ðú ðone ymbhwyrft alne canne, Cd. Th. 308, 33; Sat. 702. ¶ On ymbhwyrfte among :-- Se ðe is on ealra ymbhwyrfte tó weorþienne he that is to be honoured among all people , Blickl. Homl. 197, 5. V. a bend, turn Nim his lifre, tódǽl, and bedealf æt ðám ymbhwyrftum ðínra landgemæ-acute;ra, Lchdm. i. 328, 22. VI. turn, regular course His suna férdon, and ðénode ǽlc óðrum mid his gódum on ymhwyrfte æt his húse, Homl. Th. ii. 446, 17. VII. attention, cultivation. v. ymb-hweorfan, IV. Gif se wíngeard næfð ðone ymbhwyrft, and ne bið onriht gescreádod, ne bið hé wæstmbǽre, ac for hraðe áwildaþ, Homl. Th. ii. 74, 14.
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