gomel
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
gomel
gomol, gamel, gamol; adj. Advanced in age, aged, old, ancient; ætāte provectus, sĕnex, vĕtustus, vĕtus Se fugel weorþeþ gomel the bird becomes old, Exon. 59 b; Th. 215, 24; Ph. 258: Beo. Th. 5578; B. 2793. Ahleóp se gomela the aged [man] leapt up, 2798; B. 1397: 5695; B. 2851. Biþ geómorlíc gomelum eorle it is sad for an aged man, 4880; B. 2444. Gomele ymb gódne ongeador sprǽcon the old spake together about the good [warrior], 3194; B. 1595. He on him gyrdeþ gomelra láfe he girds on him the relic of the ancients. 4079; B. 2036. Forbærst sweord Beówulfes, gomol and grǽgmǽl Beowulf's sword burst asunder, ancient and grey-marked, 5357; B. 2682. Se gomola eald úþwíta the ancient old sage, Exon. 81 a; Th. 304, 5; Fä. 65.
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