hám-weard
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
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hám-weard
adv. Homeward, in the direction of home; domum versus, retro Ðá heó hámwerd wæs when it was on its way home, H. R. 103, 24. Ðá hý hámweard wǽron when they were on the way home, Ors. 4, 6; Bos. 85, 38, Égeas wearþ gelǽht fram atelícum deófle hámwerd be wege ǽrðan hé tó húse cóme Ægeas was seized by a horrible devil on the way home, before he came to his house, Homl. Th. i. 598, 23. Æþelwulf ðá him hámweard fór Ethelwulf then journeyed homeward, Chr. 855; Erl. 68, 29: 885; Erl. 82, 30. Se esne hig hámweard lǽdde tó his hláforde the servant brought her home to his lord, Gen. 24, 61.
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