ge-cwéme
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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ge-cwéme
adj. [cwéme pleasant, pleasing] Pleasant, pleasing, grateful, acceptable, fit; jŏcundus, grātus, plăcĭtus, complăcĭtus, acceptus Noe wæs Gode gecwéme and gife ætfóran him gemétte Noe invēnit grātiam coram Domĭno, Gen. 6, 8. Seó wæs Criste gecwéme she was acceptable to Christ, Exon. 69 b; Th. 258, 2; Jul. 259 : Elen. Kmbl. 2097; El. 1050. Gecwéme sý him spræc mín jŏcundum sit ei elŏquĭum meum, Ps. Spl. 103. 35. Forðam hyt wæs swá gecwéme befóran ðé quoniam sic fuit plăcĭtum ante te, Mt. Bos. 11, 26 : Jn. Bos. 8, 29. Ðǽr is bráde land in heofonríce Criste gecwémra there is a spacious land in heaven's kingdom of the grateful to Christ, Cd. 218; Th. 278, 5; Sat, 217. Gecwémre complăcĭtior, Ps. Spl. 76, 7. Swá him gecwémastwæs as was most pleasing to him, H. R. 103, 6. [Laym, A. R. i-queme pleasing. Cf. O. H. Ger. biquáme : Ger. bequem.]
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