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irmen

  • adjective
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Grammar
irmen, yrmen ; adj. A word occurring mostly as a prefix with the idea of
greatness, universality. In the following passages it occurs independently
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  • Faraþ geond ealne yrmenne grund

    go through the whole earth,

      Exon. 14 b; Th. 30, 18; Cri. 481.
  • Ofer ealne yrmenne grund, 66 a ; Th. 213, 14; Jul. 10. [O. Sax. irmin- : Icel. jörmun-, e. g. jörmungrund

    the earth.

    See
      Grmm. D. M. 104-7 : 325, sqq.
    ] .
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v. eormen-.
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v.  eormen.
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  • irmen, adj.