FRUM
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
FRUM
def. se fruma; adj. Original, primitive, first; nātīvus, prīmĭtīvus, prīmus Frum, in composition, is used with the preceding meanings On ðære fruman gecynde in the original nature, Bt. 30, 2; Fox 110, 14. Ðone fruman sceaft geþencan to remember the first creation, Bt. 30, 2; Fox 110, 17, 21. Frūmes primæ, Rtl. 35, 13. Æt fruman at first [cf. æt ǽrestan], H. R. 103, 34. [Laym. frum first: Goth. fruma the first: Icel. frum- the first: Lat. prīmus the first.]
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