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leóma

  • noun [ masculine ]
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Grammar
leóma, an; m.
Wright's OE grammar
§329; §401;
Light, radiance, sheen, splendour, lightning, ray or beam of light
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  • Ðes leóma

    hoc jubar,

      Ælfc. Gr. 9; Som. 9, 43.
  • Candeles leóma

    lampas,

      Ælfc. Gl. 67; Som. 69, 88; Wrt. Voc. 41, 41.
  • Leóma globus; leómum globis, Wrt. Voc. ii. 40, 74, 75: 109, 73:

    globis, luminibus,

      Hpt. Gl. 472, 27.
  • Fýres leóma

    illuminatio ignis,

      Ps. Th. 77, 16.
  • Sunnan leóma

    the light of the sun,

      Exon. 21 a; Th. 56, 16; Cri. 901.
  • Swegles leóma

    the radiance of the sky,

    57 a,
      Th. 204, 26; Ph. 103.
  • Berhtre ðonne se leóma sunnan on sumera

    brighter than sun-light in summer,

      Bt. Met. Fox 22, 46; Met. 22, 23.
  • Stód se leóma him of swylce fýren þecele ongeán norþdǽle middangeardes

    the brightness [tail of a comet] proceeded from them [two comets] as a fiery torch towards the north,

      Bd. 5, 23; S. 645. 29: Beo. Th. 5532; B. 2769.
  • God eástan sende leóhtne leóman

    God from the east sent bright radiance,

      Judth. 11; Thw. 24, 16; Jud. 191: Cd. 223; Th. 294, 11; Sat. 469.
  • Ðæt nánes mannes gesihþ ðæs leóhtes leóman sceáwian ne mihte,

      Homl. Th. i. 76, 11.
  • Fýrleóht geseah blácne leóman beorhte scínan

    he saw the firelight, a pale gleam, shine brightly,

      Beo. Th. 3038; B. 1517.
  • Seó sunne byþ swá feorr súþ ágán ðæt hyre leóman ne mágon tó ðam lande gerǽcan

    the sun is gone so far south, that its rays cannot reach that land,

      Lchdm. iii. 260, 10: Cd. 148; Th. 184, 25; Exod. 112.
  • Leóman

    fulgura,

      Hymn. T. P. 73: Ps. Lamb. 134, 7.
  • Leómena leás

    blind,

      Exon. 87 a; Th. 328, 13; Vy. 17.
  • Leómum inlýhted

    illumined with his rays,

    42 a;
      Th. 141, 14; Gú. 627.
  • Seó sunne behýdde hire hátan leóman

    the sun hid its hot beams,

      Homl. Th. ii. 256, 34.
Etymology
[O. Sax. liomo: Icel. ljómi radiance, a ray.]
Derived forms
DER. æled-, beadu-, bryne-, fýr-, ge-, heofon-, hilde-, sweord- leóma.
Linked entries
v.  ge-leómod sunnan-leóma.
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  • leóma, n.