BRÉME
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
BRÉME
brýme; def. se bréma, seó, ðæt bréme; comp. brémra; sup. brémest, brýmust; adj. Celebrated, renowned, illustrious, famous, notable, BRIM, glorious, esteemed; celeber, clarus, illustris, famosus, notus, coguitus Og wæs bréme cyning on Basane Og was a celebrated king in Basan, Ps. Th. 135, 21: Menol. Fox 80; Men. 40. Ðæt is heálíc dæg, béntíd brému that is a high day, a celebrated time for supplication, 148; Men. 75. Ðis is anlícnes ðæs brémestan mid ðám burgwarum in ðære ceastre this is the image of the most celebrated amongst the inhabitants in the city. Andr. Kmbl. 1435; An. 718. Beówulf wæs bréme Beowulf was renowned. Beo. Th. 35; B. 18: Cd. 177; Th. 222, 13; Dan. 104. Ðá wearþ se bréma on móde blíðe then was the illustrious one blithe in mind, Judth. 10; Thw. 22, 10; Jud. 57. Ne hýrde ic bisceop brémran I have not heard a more illustrious bishop, Menol. Fox 205; Men. 104. Béc syndon bréme books are famous, Salm. Kmbl. 473; Sal. 237. Salomon wæs brémra, ðeáh ðe Saturnus sumra hæfde bóca cǽga Salomon was the more famous, though Saturn had the keys of some books, 366; Sal. 182. Fram gebyrdtíde brémes Cyninges from the birth-time of the glorious King [Christ ], Chr. 973; Erl. 124, 20; Edg. 12. Hí Rómána brýmuste wǽron they were the most esteemed of the Romans, Ors. 2, 2; Bos. 41, 30. [Northumb. bróeme clarus.]
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