ǽn-líc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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ǽn-líc
adj. [án one, líc like] ONLY, singular, incomparable, excellent, beautiful, elegant; unicus, egregius, elegans, pulcher He hæfde án swíðe ǽnlíc wíf he had a very excellent wife, Bt. 35, 6; Fox 166, 30. Ǽnlíces hiwes of an excellent shape, Ælfc. T. 33, 15. Ðeáh hió ǽnlícu sý though she be beautiful, Beo. Th. 3887; B. 1941. Eal wæs ǽnlícra ðon mæge stefn areccan all was more excellent than voice can tell, Exon. 52 a; Th. 181, 17; Gú. 1294. Cynn Fabiane forðan hit ealra Rómána ǽnlícost wæs because the Fabian family was the highest in rank of all the Romans, Ors. 2, 4; Bos. 43, 28. v. án-líc.
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