frécne
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
frécne
frǽcne; adv. Horribly, savagely, fiercely, severely, insolently, boldly, dangerously; atrōcĭter, dūre, audacter, perīcŭlōse Se wráða boda fylgde him frécne the dire messenger boldly followed him, Cd. 32; Th. 43, 9; Gen. 688: Beo. Th. 1923; B. 959: 3386; B. 1691. Hie hit frécne genéðdon they severely oppressed it, Cd. 170; Th. 214, 17; Exod. 570: Exon. 105 b; Th. 401, 23; Rä. 21, 16: Ps. Th. 67, 2: 103, 33: 104, 25. Ðæt him hit frécne ne meahte sceððan that it might not dangerously wound him, Beo. Th. 2069; B. 1032: Ps. Th. 114, 3.
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