swát
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
swát
es; n. [The passages in which the gender is marked are doubtful. Ðæt swót. Lchdm. iii. 98, 17, occurs in a late MS.; ísen swát, ii. 296, 18, may be a compound; ða swát, iii. 72, 28, may be a mistake for spátl, v. ii. 56, 15. Dutch has a neuter, German and Scandinavian have masculines.] I. sweat, perspiration Seofoðe (the seventh of the constituents from which Adam was made) wæs deáwes pund, ðanon him (Adam ) becom swát, Salm. Kmbl. 180. 15. Suát, Rtl. 192, 17. His swát (sudor ) wæs swylce blódes dropan, Lk. Skt. 22, 44. Of ealdum cláðum ðe beóþ eal on swáte, Homl. Ass. 35, 280. Swá ða swát (but ii. 56, 15 has spátl), beóþ missenlícu, Lchdm. iii. 72, 28. Ia. that which exudes like sweat :-- Ðanne þeó brǽde geswáte nim ðæt swót when the roast meat sweats, take that which exudes, Lchdm. iii. 98, 17. Ib. that which lies on anything as sweat lies on the skin (?) :-- Wiþ gongelwæfran bite, smít on ísen swát (isen-swát?), ii. 296, 18. II. used of other moisture that comes from the body, 1. foam Mið swáte cum spuma, Lk. Skt. Rush. 9, 39. 2. blood Saga mé hwæt ðæs lifigendan mannes gleng sý. Ic ðé secge ðæs deádan swát, Salm. Kmbl. 200, 10. Geseoh seolfes swæðe, swá ðín swát ágeát, blódige stíge, Andr. Kmbl. 2881; An. 1443: 2552; An. 1277: Beo. Th. 5380; B. 2693. Him for swenge swát ǽdrum sprong forð under fexe, 5925; B. 2966. Beswyled mid swátes gange, Rood Kmbl. 45; Kr. 23. On róde ðú ðín blód águte for heó and [hý] mid ðínum ðam æþelan swáte gebohtest, Wulfst. 255, 23. Cwealmdreóre, monnes swáte, Cd. Th. 60, 24; Gen. 986. Be sídan ðǽr Hǽlend his swát forlét, 299, 6; Sat. 545 : Andr. Kmbl. 1935; An. 970: Exon. Th. 88, 33; Cri. 1449. III. sweat that comes from labour, hence labour, toil Ðǽr wæs suíðe suíðlíc and ðǽr wæs micel swát ágoten and ðeáh ne meahte monn him of ániman ðone miclan rust multo labore sudatum est, et non exivit de ea nimia rubigo ejus, Past. 37, 3; Swt. 269, 12. On swáte ðínes andwlilan ðú brícst ðínes hláfes. Gen. 3, 19. Se man on gewinne and on swáte hé leofaþ, Blickl. Homl. 59, 36: Cd. Th. 33, 8; Gen. 482. [O. Sax. O. Frs. swét: Du. zweet; n.: O.H. Ger. sweiz: M. H. Ger. sweiz sweat; blood: Ger. schweiss; m.: Icel. sweiti wk. m.: Dan. sved; m.: Swed. swett; m.] v. heaðu-, hilde-swát; swǽtan, and next word.
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