swamm
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.
swamm
es; m. A fungus, mushroom; also a sponge Suom, suamm fungus, Txts. 65, 938. Swamm oððe feldswam fungus. Wrt. Voc. ii. 36, 22. Swom fungus, spongus, dicta ab uligine, 152, 21. Ðes swam hoc tuber (cf. tubera taddechcse (= toadstool), Wfllck. Gl. 618, 4), Ælfc. Gr. 9, 18; Zup. 44, 1. Nym hláf and sealt and swamm, and cnuca hit eal tógadere, Lchdm. iii. 94, 21. Syle etan gebrǽdne swam, 142, 11. Sinwealte swammas volvi, Wrt. Voc. i. 30, 28. For mete heo sceal sume hwíle swamma brúcan; wundorlíce heo geeácnaþ, Lchdm. i. 346, 8. [Goth. swamms a sponge: O.H. Ger. swamm, swamp fungus, tuber: Ger. schwamm sponge, fungus, excrescence: Du. zwam: Icel. svöppr a sponge: Dan. svamp sponge, fungus: Swed. swamp.] v. feld-, mete-swamm.
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