gliw
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
gliw
es; n. Glee, joy, minstrelsy, mirth, jesting, drollery; gaudium, musica, facetiæ, mimus Ðý læs ðe him con leóða worn, oððe mid hondum con hearpan grétan, hafaþ him his gliwes giefe unless he knows many songs, or with hands can greet the harp, has his gift of glee, Exon. 91 b; Th. 344, 11; Gn. Ex. 172. Glad wæs ic gliwum glad was I in glee, 94 a; Th. 352, 29; Reim. 3. Gumum to gliwe for delight to men, 57 b; Th. 207, 9; Ph. 139. Ðæt geára iú gliwes cræfte mid gieddingum guman oft wrecan what of yore, by art of minstrelsy, with their lays men oft related, 92 b; Th. 347, 12; Sch. 11. Wynsum gliw facetiæ, Ælfc. Gl. 115; Som. 80, 39; Wrt. Voc. 61, 19: Cot. 132: 214. v. gleow.
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