nimþe
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Conjunction
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nimþe
nemþe, nymþe; conj. Unless, except Nimþe nisi, Wülck. Gl. 249, 9. Nimþe wén wǽre ni forsan, Wrt. Voc. ii. 61, 4 : 93. 3. I. connecting clauses Ne hine mon on óðre wísan his béne týþigean wolde, nemþe hé Cristes geleáfan onfénge, Bd. 3, 21 ; S. 550, 43. Ne sceal nǽfre his torn tó rycene beorn ácýðan, nemþe hé ǽr ða bóte cunne, Exon. Th. 293, 9; Wand. 113. Nymþe mé Drihten gefultumede, wénincga mín sáwl sóhte helle, Ps. Th. 93, 16 : Beo. Th. 3321 ; B. 1657. II. connecting words in the same case (contracted clauses, the verb of the second clause being the same as that in the first, and not expressed) Nǽnig óðerne freóþ in fyrhþe, nimþe feára hwylc (freóþ), Fragm. Kmbl. 71 ; Leas. 37. Næs monna gemet, ne mægen engla ðæt eów mihte helpan, nimþe Hǽlend God, Cd. Th. 295, 27 ; Sat. 493. Nǽniges Godes háligra gebyrd ciricean ne mǽrsiaþ, nemþe Cristes sylfes and ðyses Johannes, Blickl. Homl. 161, 11. Ne wé ús náht elles newénden nemþe deáþes sylfes, Bd. 5, 1; S. 613, 26. Unc gemǽne ne sceal elles áwiht nymþe lufu langsumu, Cd. Th. 114, 17; Gen. 1905 : 252, 8; Dan. 575. Nis ðé wiðerbreca man on moldan, nymþe Metod ána, 251, 22; Dan. 567. Hwá is ðæt ðé cunne, nymþe éce God, 266, 7; Sat. 18. Nis nǽnig swá snotor, nymþe God seolfa, 286, 11 ; Sat. 350. Ic nǽngum sceþþe nymþe bonan ánum, Exon. Th. 407, 11; Rä. 26, 3. Nabbaþ wé tó hyhte nymþe cyle and fýr, Cd. Th. 285, 10 ; Sat. 335. Eaforan syndon deáde nymþe feá áne, 128, 30 ; Gen. 2134. Cf. nefne.
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