sceamu
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
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sceamu
e; f. I. the emotion caused by consciousness of unworthiness or of disgrace, in a good sense (v. sceam-fæst, -full, -leás, -líc), modesty, bashfulness ; in a bad sense, shame, confusion Sceamu pudor . . . reádnyss oððe sceamu rubor , Ælfc. Gr. 9, 21 ; Som. 10, 17-18. Scamu, scoma, scomo pudor , Txts. 84, 732. Scame pallor , Hpt. Gl. 474, 77. Scamu rubor , 475, 9. Se ðe nú ne mæg his gyltas for sceame ánum men geandettan, him sceal sceamian ðonne ætforan heofenwarum, and seó sceamu him biþ endeleás. Homl. Th. ii. 604, 3-6. Ðú mid sceame (sceoma, Lind.: scomo. Rush. ) nyme ðæt ýtemeste setl incipias cum rubore nouissimum locum tenere , Lk. Skt. 14, 9. Ðonne biþ hé self geládod wið hine selfne mid his ágenre scame and mid his geþylde, Past. 21, I; Swt. 151, 18. Ðonne árás hé for sceome he got up because he was ashamed of his inability to play the harp , Bd. 4, 24; S. 597, 7. II. what causes a feeling of shame, disgrace, shame Scoma obprobrium , Rtl. 190, 29. Micel hýnþ and sceamu (verecundia) hyt ys men nelle wesan ðæt ðæt hé ys, and ðæt ðe hé wesan sceal, Coll. Monast. Th. 32, 3. -Ǽlce dæge byþ mín sceamu (verecundia ) beforan mé Ps. Th. 43, 17. Byþ ðám scand and sceamu operiantur confusions et pudore , 70, 12. Hú mæg máre scamu mannum gelimpan, ðonne ús déþ gelóme? Wulfst. 162, 3. Sceome gihénedo confusione contempnata , Rtl. 27, 31. Sceame, Ps. Th. 88, 38. Ic his feóndas gegyrwe mid scame in icos ejus induam confusione , 131, 19. Ðeós woruld scyldwyrcende in scome byrneþ, Exon. Th. 232, 6; Ph. 502. Ne scomu dóaþ neque calumniam faciatis, Lk. Skt. Rush. 3, 14: contumiliam , 11, 45. Sceame dreógán, habban, þrowian to be put to shame, be disgraced :-- Beóþ gescende and scame dreógaþ míne fýnd confundantur et revereantur inimici mei , Ps. Th. 69, 2. Habban sceame confundantur , 85, 16. Ne sceolon æt mé ǽnige habban sceame non erubescant in me , 68, 7. Sume mǽgon habban ælles woruld*-*welan genóg ac hí habbaþ ðeáh sceame ðæs welan gif hí ne beóþ swá æðele on gebyrdum swá hí woldon huic census exuberat, sed est pudori degener sanguis , Bt. 11, 1; Fox 30, 31. Ðæs ealdfeóndes scyldigra scolu scome þrowedon, Exon. Th. 114, 20; Gú. 175: 269, 5 ; Jul. 445: 369, 31; Seel. 49. Hí scoma mǽste dreógaþ, 78, 15 ; Cri. 1274. Mið scomum (sceofmum, Lind. ) miclum tó giworhtun contumeliis affecerunt , Mk. Skt. Rush. la, 4: Exon. Th. 153, 19; Gú. 828. III. the private part (v. sceam-lim) Him sí ábrogden swá of bréchrægle hiora sylfra sceamu, Ps. Th. 108, 28. Forhwon wríhst ðú sceome? Cd. Th. 54, 13; Gen. 876: 58, 7; Gen. 942: 95, 3; Gen. 1573. Scama, ða wǽpen*-*lícan limo preputia , Wrt. Voc. ii. 69, 16. Scamu, 68, 60. [O. Sax. skama shame, disgrace: O. L. Ger. scama confusio, reverentia: O. H. Ger. scama verecundia, reverentia, pudor, rubor, confusio, ignominia, turpitudo: Icel. skömm a shame, outrage. "] v. ár-, hleór-, woruld-sceamu.
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