sweór
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.
sweór
swehor, es; m. I. a father-in-law Sueór vetellus, Txts. 106, 1099. Su[eó]r socer, 97, 1878. Sweór, Wrt. Voc. i. 52, 7: 72, 51: Ælfc. Gr. 8; Zup. 27, 13. Se wæs Caiphas sweór (sueór, Lind.), Jn. Skt. 18, 13: Gen. 38, 13. Sweór, swiór, Bt. 10; Fox 28, 13. Hǽdne wǽron begen, sweór and áþum, Exon. Th. 246, 22; Jul. 65. Ðá sende heó tó hire sweóre (ad socerum suum ), Gen. 38, 25: 30, 25. Obab his sweór (cognatum ), Past. 41, 5; Swt. 304, 9. Suehoras, sueóras vitelli, Txts. 104, 1062. Wæs Rómeburg on fruman gehálgod mid bróðor blóde and mid sweóra (the fathers of the Sabine women who were taken as wives by the Romans ), Ors. 2, 2; Swt. 66, 5. II. the word is also used to translate consobrinus; a cousin Sueór consobrinus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 104, 83. Gesweóras consobrini, sweór consobrinus, filius patruelis, 134, 17-20. Sw[e]ór consobrinus, 15, 2. [Goth. swaihra father-in-law: O. H. Ger. sweher, swér socer, levir: Ger. schwäher.] v. sweger,suhtriga.
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