Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *jēmaraz (miserable, sorrowful), from Proto-Indo-European *yem- (to hold, match, defeat). Cognate with Old Saxon jāmar, Old High German jāmar (German substantive Jammer (misery)). More at yammer.

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AdjectiveEdit

ġeōmor or ġēomor

  1. sad, sorrowful, mournful
    He ðær ana sæt, geoðum geomor.
    He sat there alone, sad of mind.

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