GAMEN
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
GAMEN
gomen, es; n. GAME, joy, pleasure, mirth, sport, pastime; jŏcus, oblectāmentum, gaudium, jūbĭlum, lætĭtia, lūdus Gamen eft astáh pastime rose again, Beo. Th. 2325; B. 1160. Wynsum gamen a pleasant game; săles, Ælfc. Gl. 16; Som. 58, 67; Wrt. Voc. 21, 54. Næs ðæt hérlíc dǽd, ðæt hine swelces gamenes gilpan lyste that was not a glorious deed, that he should wish to boast of such sport, Bt. Met. Fox 9, 37; Met. 9, 19. Him to gamene for his sport, 9, 17; Met. 9, 9 : 9, 91; Met. 9, 46. Ic mæg swegles gamen gehýran on heofnum I can hear the joy of the firmament in heaven, Cd. 32; Th. 42, 18; Gen. 675. Bǽdon híg sume, ðæt Samson móste him macian sum gamen præcēpērunt ut vocārētur Samson et ante eos lūdĕret, Jud. 16, 25. Gamena lūdōrum : gamene jŏco, Mone B. 2807, 2808. [Piers P. gamen a play : Laym. game a play : Scot. gamyn a game, play : O. Sax. gaman, n : Frs. gammen : O. Frs. game, gome, f : M. H. Ger. gamen, m. n : O. H. Ger. gaman, gaudium, jŏcus, lūdus : Dan. gammen, m. f : Icel. gaman, n. game, sport, pleasure, amusement.] DER. glig-gamen, heal-.
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