swealwe
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
swealwe
swealewe, an; f. A swallow Suualuae, suualuuae, suualuue progna, Txts. 90, 828. Sualuuae, sualuae, sualuue hirundo, 68, 498. Swealwe, Wrt. Voc. ii. 43, 5. Swalowe, swaluwe, swalewe, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 3; Zup. 37, 7. Storc and swalewe, Homl. Th. i. 404, 25. Genim swealwan nest, Lchdm. ii. 100, 18. Swolwan, iii. 44, 13. Genim swealwan, gebærn tó ahsan, ii. 156, 8. Hú ða swalawan on him sǽton and sungon . . . . Twá swalewan heora sang up áhófon and hí setton on ða sculdra ðæs hálgan weres Gúðláces, Guthl. 10; Gdwin. 52, 3-10.For instances of the word in local names, see Cod. Dip. Kmbl. vi. 338. [O.H. Ger. swalawa: Icel. swala.] v. hae-, heoru-, stæþ-swealwe.
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