cuma
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
cuma
an; m. [cum, imp. of cuman to come; -a, termination, q. v.] A comer, guest, stranger; advena, hospes Ic wæs cuma eram hospes, Mt. Bos. 25, 35, 38, 43: Wrt. Voc. 86, 43. Mon cýðe cynewordum, hú se cuma hátte let a man make known in fitting words, how the guest is called, Exon. 112b; Th. 430, 30; Rä. 44, 16: Beo. Th. 3616; B. 1806. Gúþlác swýðe blíðe wæs ðæs heofonlícan cuman Guthlac was right glad of the heavenly guest, Guthl. 4; Gdwin. 30, 2. Fram eallum ðám cumum a cunctis hospitibus, Bd. 4, 31; S. 610, 6. Metodes þeów grétan eóde cuman the Lord's servant went to meet the guests, Cd. 111; Th. 146, 32; Gen. 2431. Ðæt he wolde ǽlcne cuman swíde árlíce underfón that he would very honourably receive every stranger, Bt. 16, 2; Fox 52, 31. Cuman árfæste righteous strangers, Cd. 114; Th. 150, 3; Gen. 2486. Cómon Sodomware cuman acsian the inhabitants of Sodom came to demand the strangers, 112; Th. 148, 8; Gen. 2453: Ors. l, 8; Bos. 31, 4. Cumena árþegn an attendant of guests, Bd. 4, 31; S. 610, 4. Cumena búr a guest-chamber, 4, 31; S. 610, 11. Cumena inn a guesthouse, an inn, Lk. Bos. 2, 7: 22, 11. Cumena inn a guest-house, an inn, Greg. Dial. 2, 22. Cumena wícung a guest-dwelling, an inn, Ælfc. Gl. 58; Som. 67, 85; Wrt. Voc. 38, 11. DER. cwealm-cuma, wil-.
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