swíge
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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swíge
adj. I. silent, not speaking On óðre wísan mon sceal manigean ða swíðe swígean, on óðre wísan ða felaídelsprǽcean, Past. 23; Swt. 174, 24. Ða ðe tó swíðe swíge (swigge, Cott. MSS.) beóþ . . . ða suíðe suígean (swiggean, Cott. MSS.) taciturni. . . nimis taciti, 38; Swt. 271, 6-10. Ðá wæs swígra secg (Hunferth ) on gylpsprǽce (cf. Ðú worn fela, wine mín Húnferð, beóre druncen ymb Brecan sprǽce, 1064; B. 530), Beo. Th. 1964; B. 980. II. silent, not making a noise, still Wind wédende færeþ, and eft semninga swíge gewyrðeþ, Elen. Kmbl. 2548; El. 1275. Stille þynceþ lyft ofer londe, and lagu swíge, Exon. Th. 383, 16; Rä. 4, 11. Nis mín sele swíge, ne ic sylfa hlúd, 494, 1; Rä. 82, 1. v. swíþ-swíge.
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