cwicu
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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cwicu
cwico, cucu = cue; nom. acc. m. f. n; pl. nom. acc. m. f. n. cwicu, cwico, cucu; adj. Alive, quick; vivus Cwicu alive, nom. m. Ps. Th. 118, 93. Cwico wæs ic I was living, Exon. 125a; Th. 482, 1; Rä. 66, 1: Beo. Th. 6178; B. 3093. Cucu vivas, Wrt. Voc. 85, 56. Samson miccle má on his deáþe acwealde, ðonne he ǽr cucu dyde Samson multo plures interfecit moriens, quam ante vivus occiderat, Jud. 16, 30: Boutr. Scrd. 18, 11: Homl. Th. i. 52, 20: ii. 212, 33: Cod. Dipl. 897; Kmbl. iv. 233, 5, 13. Ne sécþ seó cucu [turtle] nǽfre hire óðerne gemacan the quick [living turtle-dove] never seeks to itself another mate, Homl. Th. i. 142, 14. Heó sóna cucu arás she instantly arose alive, ii. 26, 32. Gif hit cucu [cwicu MS. G.] feoh wǽre if it were live cattle, L. Alf. 28; Th. i. 52, 1. Ǽlc þing ðe cucu byþ everything which is alive; animal, Wrt. Voc. 78, 50. Ic hæfde ferþ cwicu I had a soul alive, Exon. 126b; Th. 487, 21; Rä. 73, 5. Ic hæfde feorh cwico I had a soul alive, 103b; Th. 392, 11; Rä. 11, 6: 104a; Th. 394, 14; Rä. 14, 3. Teón ða wæteru forþ swimmende cynn cucu on lífe producant aquæ reptile animæ viventis, Gen. 1, 20: Ex. 22, 4. Hí cwico nǽron they were not alive, Exon. 24b; Th. 69, 36; Cri. 1131. Cwicu quick [living], pl. nom. n. Ps. Th. 108, 24. Cwicu quick [living], pl. acc. m. 87, 18. He clifu cyrreþ on cwicu wæteres wellan he turnelh the rocks to quick [living] springs of water, 113, 8. v. cwic.
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