eal-swá
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
eal-swá
eall-swá; adv. ALSO, so, so as, likewise, even as, even so; simĭlĭter, sīcut Cristenum cyninge gebýreþ ðæt he sý ealswá hit riht is it is the duty of a Christian king to be as it is right, L. I. P. 2; Th. ii. 304, 8, 22. Ðá cwæþ he ealswá to ðám óðrum dixit simĭlĭter ad altĕrum, Mt. Bos. 21, 30. Gewurþe ðé, ealswá ðu wylle fiat tībi sīcut vis, Mt. Bos. 15, 28. [Piers P. Chauc. als also: Laym. alse, al so, al swa, al swo as, so, also, thus, as if: Orm. allse, alls, allswa, all swa also, as, so: O. Sax. alsó simĭlĭter, tanquam, sīcut, quăsi, quum: Frs. als, az, alsa sīcut, cum, ita, si: O. Frs. alsa, olsa ita, cum: Dut. als when, if; alzoo thus, so: Ger. also thus; als as, when: M. H. Ger. als, alsó, alse thus, when: O. H. Ger. al só ut, sīcut, vĕlut, sic.]
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