wæstm-berende
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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wæstm-berende
adj. Fruit-bearing, fertile, fruitful, productive, 1. referring to inanimate things Se dǽl se ðæt flód ne grétte ys gyt wæstm*-*berende on ǽlces cynnes blǽdum, Ors. 1, 3; Swt. 32, 13. Seó wæstm*-*berendeste (fertilissima ) eorþe, Nar. 5, 20. 2. referring to living creatures Mid ðý ne is ǽnig syn wæstmbærendes (-beorendes, M. 74, 24) líchoman cum non sit culpa aliqua foecunditas Dafnis, Bd. 1, 27; S. 493, 2. 3. figurative Hé wæs gefultumiende ðæt heora lár wǽre wæstmberende ipse praedicationem ut fructificaret adjuvans, Bd. 2, 1; S. 501, 38. Ðone æþelan Albanum seó wæstmberende (fecunda ) Bryton forþbereþ, 1, 7; S. 476, 34. Woestimberende fructiferum, Rtl. 34, 14. Ðá wǽron ða wæstmberendan breóst ðæs eádigan weres mid ðam láreówdóme ðæs heán magistres Godes gefyllede, Guthl. 2; Gdwin. 18, 8.
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