DUMB
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
DUMB
def. se dumba, seó, ðæt dumbe; adj. DUMB, speechless, mute; mūtus, e-linguis Eart ðú dumb and deáf thou art dumb and deaf, Exon. 99 a; Th. 370, 26; Seel. 65: l08 b; Th. 414, 7; Rä. 32, 16. Beó ðú dumb óþ-ðæt ðæt cild beó acenned be thou dumb until the child shall be born, Homl. Th. i. 202, 7: L. Alf. pol. 14; Th. i. 70, 14. Dumb mūtus, Wrt. Voc. 75. 36: Mt. Bos. 12, 22: Lk. Bus. l1, 14. Se dumba fæder the dumb father, Homl. Th. i. 354, 27: Salm. Kmbl. 457; Sal. 229. Se dumba spræc lŏcūtus est mūtus, Mt. Bos. 9. 33: Lk. Bos, 11, 14. Dumbes elinguis, Glos. Prudent. Recd. 143, 1. Híg brohton him dumbne man obtŭlērunt ei hŏmĭnem mūtum, Mt. Bos. 9, 32: Mk. Bos. 9, 17: Ex. 4, 11. Geségun ða dumban gesceaft they saw the dumb creation, Exon. 24 b; Th. 69, 30; Cri: 1128: 113 a; Th. 433, 3; Rä. 50, 2. Ða óðre nigon consonantes synd gecwedene mūtæ, ðæt synd dumbe the other nine consonants are called mūtæ, which are dumb, Ælfc. Gr. 2; Som. 3, 1, 2. He dyde ðæt deáfe gehýrdon, and dumbe sprǽcon surdos fēcit audīre, et mūtos lŏqui, Mk. Bos. 7, 37: Mt. Bos. 15, 31. Ic sceal dǽda fremman swá ða dumban neát I shall do deeds such as the dumb cattle, Andr. Kmbl. 134; An. 67. Dumbra of the dumb, Salm. Kmbl. 158; Sal. 78. Be dumbera manna dǽdum of dumb men's deeds, L. Alf. pol: 14; Th. i. 70, 13. Hí forgeáfon dumbum spræce they gave speech to the dumb, Homl. Th. i. 544, 33: 424, 10: Andr. Kmbl. 1153; An. 577: Exon. 68 a; Th. 251, 24; Jul. 150. [Piers P. dombe: Wyc. doumbe: Chauc. dombe: Laym. dumbe: Orm. dumb: O. Sax. dump stultus: Frs. domme, dom: O. Frs. dumbe, dome stultus, mūtus: Dut. dom stupid: Ger. dumm stupid : M. H. Ger. tump stupid: O. H. Ger. tumb mūtus, stultus: Goth. dumbs mute: Dan. dum stupid: Swed. dum stupid; dumb mute: Icel. dumbr mute.] DER. dum-nys: a-dumbian.
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