weorold-sceamu
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
weorold-sceamu
e; f. Worldly shame, disgrace among men Wála ðære woruldscame, ðe nú habbaþ Engle. . . . Oft twégen sǽmen oððe þrý drífaþ ða dráfe cristenra manna fram sǽ tó sǽ. . . ús eallum tó woruldscame, Wulfst. 163, 3-7. Ða ðe for ege oððe lufe oððe ǽnigre worldscame eargiaþ and wandiaþ Godes riht tó sprecanne, 191, 5. For woruldsceame, L. I. P. 12 ; Th. ii. 320, 22. Gif wíf be óðrum were forlicge, and hit open weorðe, geweorðe heó tó woruldsceame hire sylfre, L. C. S. 54; Th. i. 406, 7. Tó woroldscame, Wulfst. 168, 14, [Æfter muchel weorldscome (worliche same, 2nd MS.) wurðscipe, Laym. 8323.]
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