sweofot
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sweofot
es; n. Sleep Hé Hróðgáres heorðgeneátas slóh on sweofote, slǽpende frǽt, Beo. Th. 3166; B. 1581: 4579; B. 2295. Hé (the panther ) þreó nihta fæc swefeþ on sweofote, slǽpe gebiesgad, Exon. Th. 358, 1; Pa. 39. Ðonne hé selþ gecorenum his swefetu (cf. fhe use of swefen in pl.) ł slǽp cum dederit dilectis suis somnum, Ps. Lamb. 126, 3. [Þe king læi on sweuete, Laym. 17773. On sweouete, 17802. Ne þuhte hit ha weren deade, ah ha slepten a sweouete dormientes potius quam extinctos putares, Kath. 1427.] v. swefan.
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