seomian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
seomian
siomian, semian; p. ode To rest, 1. to remain suspended, to hang, to lower as a cloud Hit bærneþ boldgetimbru, seomaþ steáp, Salm. Kmbl. 827 ; Sal. 413. Deorc deáþscúa seomade the dark shadow of death hung over them, Beo. Th. 324; B. 161. Sum sceal on galgan rídan, seomian æt swylte, Exon. 329, 14; Vy. 34. Mæst sceal on ceóle segelgyrd seomian the mast shall be fixed in a boat and the yard hang from it, Menol. Fox 509; Gn. C. 25. Hé siomian geseah segn, Beo. Th. 5527; B. 2767. Geseah deorc gesweorc semian, Cd. Th. 7, 20; Gen. 109. 2. to remain supported, to lie so as to press, lie heavily, lie securely Se wong seomaþ eádig and onsund, Exon. Th. 199, 2; Ph. 19. Seomaþ (-ad, MS.) wír ymbe ðone wælgim. 400, 19; Rä. 21, 3. Seomaþ sorgcearig lies troubled , 285, 4; Jul. 709. Hé siomode in sorgum seofon nihta fyrst, Elen. Kmbl. 1384; El. 694. Flota stille bád, seomode on sole scip, Beo. Th. 609; B. 302. Heó on wrace seomodon, Cd. Th. 5, 15; Gen. 72. Him on healfa gehwam hettend seomedon mægen oððe merestreám on each side of them lay foes pressing, the Egyptian force or the Red Sea, 191, 4; Exod. 209. Ðǽr ic seomian wát ðínne sigebróðor I know thy brother lies in prison there, Andr. Kmbl. 365; An. 183.
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