EÁM
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.
EÁM
es; m. An EAM, uncle chiefly on the mother's side; avuncŭlus Eám avuncŭlus. Wrt. Voc. 72, 42 : Beo. Th. 1766; B. 881: Exon. 112b; Th. 431, 35; Rā. 47, 6: Chr. 1066; Erl. 203, 17. Nim ðé wif of Labanes dóhtrum ðínes eámes accĭpe tĭbi inde uxōrem de fīliābus Labāni avuncŭli tui. Gen. 28, 2: 29, 10: Ors. 1, 12; Bos. 35, 32: 2, 2; Bos. 41, 7: Bd. 5, 19; S. 637, 33. Romŭlus slóh his eám Romulus slew his uncle, Ors. 2, 3; Bos. 41, 43: Chr. 1046; Erl. 175, 5, 23. Mín eám avuncŭlus meus: mínes eámes fæder avuncŭlus meus magnus: mínes eámes yldre fæder proavuncŭlus meus: mínes eámes þridde fæder abavuncŭlus meus, Ælfc. Gl. 93; Som. 75, 65-71; Wrt. Voc. 52, 21-24. [Chauc, eem, eme: Laym. æm, eam, æem, hem: Plat. oom. m: Dut. oom, m: Frs. yem, yeme: O. Frs. em, m: Ger. ohm, oheim, m: M. H. Ger. óheim, oeheim, m: O. H. Ger. óheim, m.] For an uncle on the father's side, v. fædera.
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