filmen
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine, Feminine, Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
filmen
Take here examples given in Dict. under fylmen. The gender varies, with meaning foreskin it is masc. or neut. , otherwise fem. I. of animal material, skin, membrane, scale Filmen (film̃, MS.) omentum, centipillium, Wrt. Voc. ii. 130, 46. Se milte hæfð þynne filmene . . . and sió filmen biþ þeccende þá wambe, Lch. ii. 242, 14-17. Be þæs miltes filmene, 166, 13. Filmena membra[na]rum (laterna membranarum tenui velamine facta, Aid. 142, 6), Wrt. Voc. ii. 89, 51 : 57, 4. On þǽre lifre on þám filmenum, Lch. ii. 204, 18, 5. prié filmenna on bridda wambum, 228, 27. II. of vegetable, skin, shell, husk: Fylmenum cittis, i. tenuis pellis inter grana, An. Ox. 464. Fylminum, ii. 63. Filmenum, Wrt. Voc. ii. 75, 75. Vilmenum, æpelscealum ymb ðá cyrnlu, 17, 69. [These four are glosses on :-- Mala punica cittis granisque rubentibus referta, Aid. 8, 15.] III. a crack (?) Filmena oþþe cinena rimarum (capisterium rimarum fragmine ruptum, Aid. 159, 29), Wrt. Voc. ii. 92, 5. [O. Frs. filmene ; f. skin.] v. felma.
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