scúwa
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
scúwa
scúa, an; m. I. the shadow thrown by an object Oferwráh muntas scúa his operuit montes umbra ejus, Ps. Surt. 79, 11. Dægas míne swé swé scúa (umbra ) onhældun, 101, 12: 143, 4. Ic eom scúan gelíc swýþe áhylded sicut umbra cum declinat, Ps. Th. 108, 23. II. shade, darkness Mid ðý wit forþgongende wǽron under ðam scúwan ðære þýstran nihte cum progrederemur sola sub nocte per umbras, Bd. 5, 12; S. 628, 14. II a. fig. shadow :-- Scúa deáþes umbra mortis, Ps. Surt. 43, 20. In midle scúan deáþes, 22, 4. Alǽd mé út of ðyses carcernes húse and of deáþes scúan, Blickl. Homl. 87, 35. Scúia (scúa, Rush.), Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 4, 16. In scýa, Rtl. 168, 9. Sealde him deorcne deáþes scúwan, Ch. Th. 293, 15; Sat. 455. III. shadow, protection Ic on fægerum scúan fiðera ðínra gewície in umbra alarum tuarum spero, Ps. Th. 56, l. Under scúan fiðra ðínra gesild mé sub umbra alarum tuarum protege me, Ps. Surt. 16, 8. IV. shadow as opposed to substance Scúan ł leásunge fallacis, Hpt. Gl. 459, 14. [Screne or scu or spere scrinium, ventifuga, Prompt. Parv. 450. Spere or scuw (schuu), 468. Þe skuues of the scowtes, Gaw. 2167. Cf. Goth. thairh skuggwan δι ἐσόπτρου, 1 Cor. 13, 12. O. H. Ger. scúwo umbra: Icel. skuggi a shadow; a spectre.] v. dǽd-, deáþ-, dim-, heolstor-, hlín-, niht-scúwa (-scúa)
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