ge-sweostren
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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ge-sweostren
adj. Of sisters Geswusterenu beam sobrini, Wrt. Voc. i. 52, 6. as pl. substantive. 1. cousins on the mother's side Gesweosternu consobrini ex duabus sororibus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 134, 19. Gesustrenu consobrini, i. 52, 5. 2. sisters Twégra bróþor oþþe twégra gesweosterna (swustra, gesweostra , v. ll. ) sunu and dohtor duorum fratrum vel duarum sororum jilius et flia, Bd. 1. 27 ; Sch. 69, 3. Sceolden hí bión swelce hí wiéren geswysterna (-swystrena, v. l. ) warn, for ðǽm þe hé sceolde beón heofones sunu and hí eorþan, Bt. 35, 4 ; S. 98, 32. Be þám men þe wífað on twám geswystrenum (qui duas sorores in matrímonium ducit), oððe wíf nimð bróður æfter ódrum, Ll. Th. ii. 180, 18. Án pund penega hé lǽnde Túne and his geswysternon, Cht. Crw. 23, 20. [Cf. O. L. Ger. ge-sustruon sisters, Kl. Nom. Stam. 68.]
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