wóma
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wóma
an ; m. Sound, noise (cf. hilde-wóma and hilde-swég) Se wóma (the noise of battle) cwom. Cd. Th. 190, 21 ; Exon. 202. Siððan tó reste gehwearf ríce þeóden, com on sefan hwurfan swefnes wóma, 222, 26; Dan. 110: Elen. Kmbl. 142; El. 71. Hríð hreósende, wintres wóma. Exon. Th. 292, 22; Wand. 103. Hé secgan ongan swefnes wóman. Cd. Th. 249, 33; Dan. 539. Hebban herebýman hlúdan stefnum, wuldres wóman, 183, 31 ; Exod. 100. Ær ðú gúðe fremme, wíges wóman, Andr. Kmbl. 2709 ; An. 1357. Wíges wómum. Exon. Th. 277, 5 ; Jul. 576. [Cf. Icel. Ómi, one of the names of Odin; a personification of the wind ; óma to resound; óman sound, voice. Grimm says: Scheint mir der grund weshalb wóma mit hild, wíg, dæg, dægréd, swefen verbunden wird, anzuzeigen, dass das alterthum sich hierunter lauter persönliche wesen dachte, die rauschend nahten. And. u. El. xxx.] v. dæg-, dægréd-, heofon-, hilde-wóma, and preceding word.
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