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LIM

  • noun [ feminineneuter ]
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Grammar
LIM, es; n. (but it also occurs with adj. fem.:).
Wright's OE grammar
§96; §101; §202; §344; §562;
A limb, joint, member of a body, branch of a tree
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  • Án lim membrum; má lima

    membra,

      Wrt. Voc. 70, 20, 21.
  • Gif men cíne hwylc lim, genim regen mela, dó on ðæt lim,

      L. M. 1, 73; Lchdm. ii, 148, 22.
  • Be ðæs limes (

    the finger

    ) micelnysse,
      Homl. Th. ii. 204, 6.
  • Limes dǽl

    commata (commota,

      Wrt.) Wrt. Voc. ii. 20, 25.
  • On ǽlcre lime,

      L. M. 2, 64; Lchdm. ii. 288, 22.
  • Wið foredum lime

    for a broken limb,

      1, 25; Lchdm. ii. 66, 22, 26.
  • Ne biþ nán tó ðæs lytel liþ on lime áweaxen, Soul Kmbl. 192; Seel. 96.
  • Ic nán lim onstyrian ne mihte

    I could not stir a limb,

      Bd. 5, 6; S. 619, 26.
  • Hafa ðínne niéxtan swá swá ðín ágen lim, Basil Admn. 5; Norm. 44, 24.
  • Monegu limu beóþ on ánum men, and weorþaþ ðeáh ealle tó ánum líchoman,

      Bt. 34, 6; Fox 140, 25.
  • Gif wé tó lange sittaþ, slapaþ ða lima,

      Homl. Th. i. 490, 1.
  • Gé sindon Cristes líchama and leomu (cf.

    Icel.

      Guðs, fjándans limir), ii. 276, 19.
  • Unríhtwíse syndon deófles leomo,

      Blickl. Homl, 33, 8.
  • Ðæs biscopes leoma on ðysse byrigenne syndon betýned,

      Bd. 2, 1; S. 500, 22.
  • Leomu gnornian

    the (leafless) branches (shall) mourn,

      Exon. 89 a; Th. 334, 35; Gn. Ex. 26.
  • Án ðínra lima

    unum membrorum tuorum,

      Mt. Kmbl. 5, 29: Bd. 4, 9; S. 577, 17.
  • Hé biþ Cristes lima án,

      Wulfst. 37, 5.
  • Þurh deófles oððe his lima láre,

      Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 138, 16.
  • Leoma,

      Blickl, Homl. 147, 15.
  • Leomena,

      Salm. Kmbl. 205; Sal. 102.
  • Fram árleásum deófles limum,

      Honsl. Th. i. 556, 8: Wulfst, 37, 7: Ps. Th. 21, 15.
  • Ic geseó óðre ǽ on mínum leomum ... synne ǽ seó is on mínum limum,

      Bd. 1, 27; S. 497, 35-37.
  • Leomum,

      Blickl. Homl. 33, 11: 167, 2.
  • Leomum and leáfum

    with branches and leaves,

      Beo. Th. 194; B. 97.
  • Hé ongan his limu þræstan,

      Bd. 3, 11; S. 536, 15.
  • Hé his lima gesette and hine gerestan wolde,

      4, 11; S. 579, 32.
  • Limo 4,

      24; S, 597, 10, Leomu, 2, 6; S. 508, 11:
    Ádyde ða leomu and ðæt heáfod on weg ðæs sceápes, Blickl. Homl. 183, 24.
  • Leomo lǽmena,

      Exon. 8 a; Th. 2, 6; Cri. 15,
Etymology
[Icel. limr; m. a limb, a joint (of an animal): lim; n. a branch; limar; pl. f. branches of a tree.]
Derived forms
DER. gecynd-, sceam- lim.
Linked entries
v.  leomu.
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  • LIM, n.