hád-swǽpa
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
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hád-swǽpa
hád-swápe. For these two substitute: hád-swǽpe, hád-swápe, an; f. A woman who attended to the necessary arrangements for a wedding on the part of the bride, a bridesmaid Hádswǽpe (-a, MS. ; but cf. mínra for mínre, 20) pronuba; ipsa est et paranimpha, Wrt. Voc. i. 52, 29. Brydlofta sponsalia, wógere procus, brydiguma sponsus, hádswápe pronuba, brýd sponsa, hádswápe paranymphus, 50, 35-40. Dryhtmon paranimphus, hádswǽpe pronuba, brýdguma sponsus, bryd sponsa, brýdbúr thalamus, iémung nuptiae, 288, 79-85. Cf. heorþ-swǽpe.
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