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eom

  • verb
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Grammar
eom, [eam, am], ðú eart [earþ, art, arþ], he is, ys;
Wright's OE grammar
§548;
I am, thou art, he is; sum, es, est: pl. sind, sindon [synd, sint, synt, sient, sindan, sindun, syndon, syndan, syndun, siendon, seondon, seondan, siondon, siondan, syondon; earon, earun, earan, aron] : pl. we, ye, they are; sŭmus, estis, sunt: subj. sí, sý, [sig, sige, síe, sýe, seó, sió] if I, if thou, if he be; sim, sis, sit; pl. sín, sýn [síe, sien, seón] if we, if ye, if they be; sīmus, sītis, sint
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  • Ic eom, sum, is edwistlíc word and gebýraþ to Gode ánum synder-líce, forðanðe God is ǽfre unbegunnen, and unge-endod on him sylfum, and þurh hine sylfne wunigende 'Sum,'

    I am, is the substantive verb, and belongs exclusively to God alone, because God is ever without beginning, and without end in himself, and existing by himself,

    • Ælfc. Gr. 32
    • ;
    • Som. 36,
    • 24-26.
  • Ic eom weg, and sóþfæstnys, and líf

    ĕgo sum via, et vērĭtas, et vīta,

    • Jn. Bos. 14,
    • 6.
  • Ic sylf hit eom

    ego ipse sum.

    • Lk. Bos. 24,
    • 39.
  • Ic eom

    I am,

    • Beo. Th. 676.
    • ;
    • B. 335: Fins. Th. 49
    • ;
    • Fin. 24: Exon. 102b
    • ;
    • Th. 388,
    • 1;
    • Rä. 6, 1: Cd. 19
    • ;
    • Th. 24,
    • 4;
    • Gen. 372: Cd. 215
    • ;
    • Th. 270,
    • 28;
    • Sae. 97: Ps. Th. 68, 6: Bd. 5,
    • 19;
    • S. 640,
    • 40.
Etymology
[
Orm. amm, arrt, iss, pl. arrn, sinndenn; subj.:
Laym. eam, am, æm, em; eart, art, ært; his; pl. sunden, sundeþ, senden, sonden; subj. seo, ; pl. seon, seoþ:
O. Sax. is, ist, pl. sind, sint, sindon, sindun; subj., sín:
O. Frs. is,send; subj. se, sie:
Ger. ist, sind; subj. sei, seien:
M. H. Ger. O. H. Ger. ist, sint; subj. , sín:
Goth. im, is, ist, pl. sijum, sijuþ, sind; subj. sijau, sijais, sijai; pl. sijaima, sijaiþ, sijaina:
O. Nrs. em, ert, er, erum, eruþ, eru; subj. , sér, , pl. séim, séiþ, séi:
Grk. ἐιμί, epsilon-lenis;στί
;
Slav. jesmi, jesti:
Sansk, asmi, asti
.]
Derived forms
neom
Similar entries
v. wesan.
Linked entries
v.  seón  sind am art arþ BEÓN eam earan earþ is.
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