hwíl-tídum
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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hwíl-tídum
dat. pl. as adv. At times, sometimes Hwíltídum oððe nú ðá modo, Ælfc. Gr. 38; Som. 41, 37: aliquando, Past. 57, 1; Swt. 437, 3: Lchm. iii. 240, 23: 242, 18. Eác hé sceal hwíltídum geara beón on manegum weorcum tó hláfordes willan also at certain times he must be prepared for many kinds of work at the lord's pleasure, L. R. S. 5; Th. i. 436, 3. Ðeós woruld ðeáh ðe beó myrige hwíltídum geþuht sý this world though sometimes it appear joyous, Homl. Th. i. 154, 17. Seó sǽ is hwíltídum smylte and myrige on tó rówene, hwílon eác swiðe hreóh and egeful on tó beónne, 182, 32. [Cf. O. H. Ger. stunt-hwíla momentum, Grff. iv. 1226.]
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