wyn-sum
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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wyn-sum
adj. I. winsome, agreeable, pleasant Wynsum suavis, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 28; Zup. 54, 5. Wynsum, wlitig elegans, i. speciosus, gratus, puncher, praecipuus, magnus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 142, 80. Ða wynsuman amoena, 1, 6. 1. pleasant to the senses or to the mind Treów tó brúcenne wynsum lignum ad vescendum suave, Gen. 2, 9. Wæs swíþe wynsum wǽta út flówende.... Seó wǽte wæs wynsumu on ðære onbyrignesse, Blickl. Homl. 209, 2-9. Hé ys Drihtne wynsum onsægednys oblatio est Domino odor suavissimus, Ex. 29, 18. Wynsum stenc, Exon. Th. 363, 16; Wal. 54. Swéte stenc, wlitig and wynsum, 359, 19; Pa. 65. Wlitig and wynsum, wuldre gemearcad regali plena decore, 220, 10; Ph. 318: 350, 13; Sch. 63: Cd. Th. 277, 33; Sat. 214. Ðes middangeard, fæger and wynsum, Blickl. Homl. 115, 13. Wæs on ðam ofne windig and wynsum, Cd. Th. 237, 33; Dan. 347. Wynsum gefeá, Exon. Th. 77, 8; Cri. 1253. Hú wynsum (iocundum ) is ðæt mon eardige on ðara gebróðra ánnesse, Blickl. Homl. 139, 29. Þincð him wynsum ðæt se weald oncwyð, Met. 13, 46. Mé swéte and wynsum wæs ðæt ic oþþe leornode oþþe lǽrde aut discere aut docere dulce habui, Bd. 5, 24; S. 647, 27. Mín geoc is wynsum jugum meum suave est, Mt. Kmbl. 11, 30. Wynsum gamen sales, Wrt. Voc. i. 21, 54. Wynsum glíw facetiae, 61, 19. Wensum lepida (sermonum series), Hpt. Gl. 512, 55. Wynsumere ł fægere venustae, 456, 41. Hwæt þincþ ðé on ðam welan and on ðam anwealde wynsumes quid est, quod in se pulcritudinis habeant? Bt. 27, 4; Fox 100, 20. Mid wynsume wíne, Ps. Th. 59, 3. Tó wynsumum stence in suavem odorem, Lev. 1, 9. Hunig, wynsume wist, Fragm. Kmbl. 40; Leás. 22. Wynsumne réc, Elen. Kmbl. 1585; El. 794. Wynsumne wlite, Cd. Th. 111, 13; Gen. 1855. Scip, wudu wynsuman, Beo. Th. 3842; B. 1919. Wynsume cantabiles, Wrt. Voc. ii. 128, 9. Wæter wynsumu dulces aquae, Exon. Th. 202, 5; Ph. 65. Ðeós wyrt byþ cenned on wynsumon stówum (παραδείσoις ), Lchdm, i. 280, 13: 290, 6. Wyrta wynsume, Exon. Th. 211, 7; Ph. 194. Hí his weorc wynsum wíde sæcgean annuntient opera ejus in exultatione, Ps. Th. 106, 21. Wensumre suavior (panis absconditus), Kent. Gl. 310. Wynsumra steám, Exon. Th. 358, 14; Pa. 45. Swég swétra and wlitigra and wynsumra, 206, 27; Ph. 133. Eal innanweard wæs ǽnlícra and wynsumra, ðonne hit mæge stefn áreccan, se stenc and se swég, 181, 18; Gú. 1295. 'Is ðis winsum spell ðæt ðú nú segst.' Ðá cwæþ hé: 'Nis nán wuht winsumre ðonne ðæt þing ðæt ðis spell ymbe is,' Bt. 34, 5; Fox 140, 11. Biþ micle ðe winsumre sio sóþe gesǽlð tó habbenne æfter ðám eormþum ðisses lífes, 23; Fox 78, 30. Wynsumre, Met. 12, 20. Þincþ him wynsumre ðæt him se weald oncweþe, Bt. 25; Fox 88, 20. Wóþa wynsumast, Exon. Th. 358, 9; Pa. 43. His englas, ealra folca mǽst, wereda wynsumast, Cd. Th. 42, 8; Gen. 671. 2. in reference to the conduct of living creatures Swǽs vel wynsum eucharis, Wrt. Voc. i. 61, 17: ii. 32, 52. Wynsum (suavis ) is Dryhten, Ps. Surt. 33, 9: Ps. Th. 85, 4. Eálá ðú wynsuma man, Wulfst. 246, 2. Sum sceal wildne fugel átemian, óþþæt seó heoroswealwe wynsum weorþeþ, Exon. Th. 332, 18; Vy. 87. León, wynsume wiht, wel átemede, Met. 13, 19. Eálá gé góde cildra and wynsume (venusti ) leorneras, Coll. Monast. Th. 35, 33. Hé wæs se swétesta láreów and se wynsumesta doctor suavissimus, Bd. 5, 22; S. 644, 3. II. joyous. v. wynsumian Beóð gefylde mid gefeán múðas úre, beoð úre tungan teala wynsume repletum est gaudio os nostrum, et lingua nostra exultatione, Ps. Th. 125, 2. [O. Sax. wun-sam: O. H. Ger. wunni-sam jucundus, amoenus, amabilis.] v. un-, word-wynsum; wynsumness, and next word.
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