wil-cuma
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wil-cuma
an; m. One whose coming is pleasant, a welcome person (or thing) Mé is ðín cyme on myclum ðonce, and ðú eart leóf wilcuna grains mihi est multum adventus tui, et bene venisti , Bd. 4, 9; S. 577, 22. Leóf wilcuma Frysan wífe, Exon. Th. 339, 17; Gn. Ex. 95. Hé wilcuman (Christ come to hell ) grétte : ‘ Ðé ðæs þonc sié, ðæt ðú ús sécan woldest, ' 462, 26; Hö. 58. Ðegnas cwóman, geségon wilcuman heofones Waldend, 35, 7; Cri. 554. Gé sind wilcuman. Cd. Th. 303, 22; Sat. 617 : Beo. Th. 794; B. 394. Hié synt wilcuman Deniga leódum, 782 ; B. 388: 3792; B. 1894. Ic hæleþum bodige wilcumena fela (many welcome things ) wóþe mínre, Exon. Th. 391, 4 ; Rä. 9, II. [Wulcume (welcome, 2nd MS. ) ært þu, swíðe leof þu ært me, Laym. 8528. His lauerd alse wilcume swa he weoren his sune, 4901. Cum aȝean, wilkume schaltu beon me, A. R. 394, 17. Ich am hire wel welcume, O. and N. 1600. Ðu and ðin trume ben to me welcume, Gen. and Ex. 1830.] v. next word.
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