sweor
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine, Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sweor
a pillar Wearð þám abbode æteówed án fýren swer; sé stóð úp áþenod oð þá steápan heofonan, Hml. S. 3, 449. Mid ðǽm sweore ðæs wolcnes, Past. 305, 1. Feówer þing synt ealra þinga behéfost ... þám þe þencð tó þám écan lífe; synt feówer sweras, iustitia, ... prudentia, ... temperantia, ... fortitudo, Wlfst. 247, 11-16.
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