swefel
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
swefel
swefl, es; m. Sulphur, brimstone Swefl, swefel, swæfl sulfur, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 22; Zup. 49, 3. Swefel, Wrt. Voc. i. 37, 27. Ðæt sceal wrecan swefyl and sweart líg, Cd. Th. 145, 33; Gen. 2415. Se byrnenda swefl ðone munt (Etna ) bærnþ, Bt. 16, 1; Fox 50, 4. Swefles sulphuris, Hpt. Gl. 489, 1. Níwes swefles fíf cuclermǽl, Lchdm. ii. 252, 21. Eallbyrnende rénscúr mid swefle gemencged, Gen. 19, 24: Met. 8, 50. Swæfle, Boutr. Scrd. 22, 29, 32. Hit rínde fýr and swefl, Lk. Skt. 17, 29: Cd. Th. 153, 19; Gen. 2541. Hwylce þinc gelǽdest ðú (the merchant ) ús ? . . . mæstlingc, ǽr and tin, swefel and glæs, Coll. Monast. Th. 27, 11: Lchdm. i. 200, 2. Swefl, ii. 56, 10. [Goth. swibls: Du. zwavel: O. H. Ger. swebal(-el, -il, -ul), sweval sulphur: Ger. schwefel: Dan. svovl: Swed. swafwel.]
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