wáwa
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wáwa
an ; m. Woe, misery On dære wǽron áwritene heófunga and leóð and wáwa (scriptae erant in eo lamentationes et carmen et uae) . . . se wáwa getácnaþ ðone écan wáwan, ðe ða habbaþ on hellewíte, ðe nú God forseób, Ælfc. Gr. 48; Zup. 279, 1-8. Ðonne sceal eów weaxan tó hearme wǽdl and wáwa, Wulfst. 133 3. Ceósan gódes and yfeles, welan and wáwan, Cd. Th. 30, 12 ; Gen. 466. On ǽlcum wáwan bí wǽron geþyldige, Homl. Skt. ii. 28, 130. Uae geíácnaþ wáwan, Ælfc. Gr. 48 ; Zup. 278, 17. Sume hí wyrcaþ heora wógerum sumne wáwan, ðæt hí hí tó wífe habbon, Homl. Skt. i. 17, 158. Ðæt gé swá earme eów sylfe fordóþ on wíton and on wáwon, 23, 186. Hí gesáwon ða mænig*-*fealdon wáwan ðe Cristes ða gecorenan þoledon, 23, 124. [To þolien wawe mid douelen, O. E. Homl. i. 73, 11. For ðon muchele wawen þet hi iðoleden, 87, 12. Of þan wowe alse of þe wele, ii. 197, 8. Mochel wowe (seorwen, 1st MS. ), Laym. 6268. Þolemod aȝean alle wowes, A. R. 198, 26. To þolenn wawemi, Orm. 13349. Al þat heo singeþ hit is for wowe, O. and N. 414. O. H. Ger. wéwo; m. ; wéwa ; f. dolor, poena, malum.] v. weá.
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