simbel
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
simbel
symbel, simel ; adj. Continual, perpetual. [The word occurs only in the adverbial forms simbles, simble, on simbel (cf. on ídel), and the compounds simbel-farende, -geféra ; similarly O. H. Ger. simpal for the most part appears in adverbial forms, but Graff vi. 26 gives one instance of its adjective use, simplém assiduis. Icel. simul ever, is preserved in only one or two passages] On simbel ever, always, continually :-- Hí hiora freóndscipe forþ on symbel gehealdaþ they continue ever to maintain their friendship, Met. 11, 94. Hió þyrstende wæs on symbel mannes blódes she was continually thirsting for human blood ; haec, sanguinem sitiens, inter incessablia homicidia, Ors. 1, 2 ; Swt. 30, 27. Ðǽr se ríca hyne reste on symbel nihtes where the ruler ever rested at night, Judth. Thw. 22, 2 ; Jud. 44. v. following words.
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