sweor-beáh
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sweor-beáh
gen. -beáges; m. A collar, band or chain for the neck, necklace Myne vel sweorbéh monile vel serpentinum, Wrt. Voc. i. 40, 50. Swurbeáh monile, 74, 58. Swurbéh murenula vel torques, 16, 57. Ic ann ðære hlǽfdigan ánes swyrbeáges on hundtwelftigum mancussum and ánæs beáges on þrítegum mancussum, Chart. Th. 554, 1. Ǽnne sweorbeáh (on XL mancysan, on LXXX mancys), 501, 20, 31. Ic ðé forgife gyldenne swurbeáh thou shall have a chain of gold about thy neck (A. V.), Homl. Th. ii. 436, 4, 16. Swurbeágas crepundia (cf. crepundium, i. monile gutturis myne, crepundia frætwunga, Wrt. Voc. ii. 136, 68-70), Ælfc. Gr. 13; Zup. 85, 9. Suirbég[as] monilia, Rtl. 4, 3. Sweorbeágum ł halsmenum monilibus, lunulis, Hpt. Gl. 434, 63. Ic frætwode mínne swuran mid mænigfealdum swurbeágum, Homl. Skt. i. 20, 57.
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