twǽman
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
twǽman
p. de To divide, separate, part, 1. to prevent the joining of objevte Dyple (diple signum in libris praesertim ecclesiasticis ad distinctionem oppositum, Migne) . . . Þys táken gesetton ða ealdan wríteras on ciriclícum bócum, ðæt hig twǽmdon oððe ætýwdon ða gewitnyssa háligra gewrita, Anglia viii. 334, 11. a. to part what has been joined Man wite, ðæt hý þurh mǽgsibbe tó gelænge ne beón, ðe læs ðe man eft twǽme ðæt man ǽr áwóh tósomne gedydon (cf. hí (William and his wife ) wǽron siððen tótweamde for sibreden, Chr. 1127; Erl. 255, 20), L. Edm. B. 9; Th. i. 256, 10. 3. to divide, cause dissension aminy Ðæt wé ne lǽtan ús deófol twǽman, Wulfst. 272, 24. 4. intrans. Wé nellaþ, Drihten, nǽfre fram ðé twǽman, Homl. Skt. i. 11, 169. [Ic uulle mine kineþeode twemen mine bearnen, Laym. 2948. His attente is uorte unuestnen (tweamen, MS. C.) heorten, A. R. 252, 2. Ne mei unc nowðer lif ne deað tweamin atwa, Marh. 5, 17.] v. ge-, tó-twǽman; tó-twǽmedness, and next two words.
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