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líc-hama

  • noun [ masculine ]
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líc-hama, an; m.
Wright's OE grammar
§325;
The body [generally of a living person], the corporeal, in contrast to the spiritual, part of man
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  • Se líchoma biþ líchoma ða hwile ðe hé his lima ealle hæfþ,

      Bt. 34, 9; Fox 148, 6.
  • Is ðæs monnes líchoma betera ðonne ealle his ǽhta ... seó sáwl betere ðonne se líchoma,

      32, 2; Fox 116, 11-13: Mt. Kmbl. 6, 25.
  • Hire líchama wæs áfylled mid hreófian,

      Num. 12, 10.
  • Ðæt ðín líchama sí eallum fugelum tó mete

    sit cadaver tuum in escam cunctis volatilibus cæli,

      Deut. 28, 26.
  • Ðis is mín líchaman [líchama, MS. A.]

    hoc est corpus meum,

      Mt. Kmbl. 26, 26.
  • Án líchama mid his fæder wæs

    una caro cum patre fuit,

      Bd. 1, 27; S. 491, 15.
  • Cépecnihtas hwítes líchoman and fægeres andwlitan

    pueros venales candidi corporis, ac venusti vultus,

      2, 1; S. 501, 7.
  • Ðínes líchaman leóhtfæt is ðín eáge,

      Mt. 6, 22.
  • Hé wearþ ðá mann gesceapen on sáwle and on líchaman

    he became then man formed of soul and body,

      Homl. Th. i. 12, 30.
  • Ðonne betǽcþ Crist ða mánfullan mid líchaman and mid sáwle intó hellewíte

    then will Christ deliver the wicked, body and soul, into hell,

    ii.
      608, 7.
  • Hí tú beóþ in ánum líchoman

    erant duo in carne una,

      Bd. i, 27; S. 491, 14.
  • Hé wæs álǽded of líchaman

    raptus est e corpore,

      3, 19; S. 547, 33: 4, 3; S. 569, 46.
  • Ne beó gé brégyde fram ðám ðe ðone líchaman ofsleáþ and nabbaþ syððan hwæt hig má dón,

      Lk. Skt. 12, 4.
  • In ðam ealra ærcebiscopa líchoman syndon bebyrged bútan twegra, heora líchaman sindon on ðære cyricean sylfre gesette,

      Bd. 2, 3; S. 504, 36.
  • Wé nán ðing nabbaþ búton land and líchaman,

      Gen. 47, 18.
  • Hé healdeþ ða deádan líchoman ungemolsnode

    he keeps the dead bodies undecayed,

      Shrn. 82, 21.
Etymology
[O. Sax. lík-hamo: O. Frs. líkkoma, lícma: Icel. líkami, líkamr: O. H. Ger. líchamo.]
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  • líc-hama, n.