sigel-hweorfa
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sigel-hweorfa
an ; m. A plant-name, a word equivalent in meaning to the Greek heliotrope. It is found as the representative of foreign words in the following Sigelhweorfa heliotropus, Wrt. Voc. i. 68, 5, 80 : Lchdm. iii. 302, col. 1. Sigelhuerpha eliotropia, id. Sigelhueorua nimphea, 304, col. 1 : solsequia, 305, col. 1. Sigelwearfa. Ðeós wyrt ðe Grécas heliotropus, and Rómáne uertamnum nemnaþ, and eác Angle sigelhweorfa hátaþ, Lchdm. i. 152, 21. Sigilhweorfa eliotropus, 254, 11. In the following no foreign equivalent is given Sigelhweorfa, ii. 94, 25 : iii. 24, 4. Nim nioþoweardne sigelhweorfan, 326, 17. See Lchdm. ii. 404, col. 2.
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