georne
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
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georne
giorne, gyrne; comp. geornor; superl. geornost, geornast; adv. Eagerly, earnestly, diligently, carefully, zealously, willingly, readily, gladly, well; cŭpĭde, enixe, dīlĭgenter, stŭdiōse, prompte, lĭbenter, bĕne Ðæt fýr georne aséceþ innan and útan eorþan sceátas the fire shall eagerly seek within and without the tracts of earth, Exon. 22 b; Th. 62, 20; Cri. 1004: Cd. 29; Th. 38, 15; Gen. 606. Ic him georne ðæs unrihtes andsæc fremede I earnestly made denial to their injustice, Elen. Kmbl. 940; El. 471: 1197; El. 600: Cd. 103; Th. 137, 4; Gen. 2268: 137; Th. 172, 19; Gen. 2846. He sóhte georne æfter grunde he sought diligently along the ground, Beo. Th. 4577; B. 2294: Exon. 44 b; Th. 150, 11; Gú, 777: 57 a; Th. 204, 4; Ph. 92. He befran hí georne hwænne se steorra him æteówde dīlĭgenter dĭdĭcit ab eis tempus stellæ, quæ appāruit eis, Mt. Bos. 2, 7: Ps. Th. 76, 6: 131, 5. Hæleþ hinfúse hýrdon to georne wráðum wǽrlogan the death-devoted men too readily listened to the furious pledge-breaker, Andr. Kmbl. 1224; An. 612: Exon. 34 a; Th. 109, 24; Gú. 95. Ongan Dryhtnes ǽ georne cýðan he began gladly to proclaim the Lord's law, Elen. Kmbl. 398; El. 199: Cd. 32; Th. 42, 26; Gen. 679. Hit gódode georne it prospered well, Chr. 959; Erl. 119, 13, 16: Bt. Met. Fox 20, 61; Met, 20, 31: 21, 39; Met. 21, 20. Geornor we woldon iówra Rómána bismora beón forsúgiende we would more willingly be silent about the shame of you Romans, Ors. 3, 8; Bos. 63, 22: 3, 1; Bos. 53, 14, Swá he geornost mǽge as he best may, Bt. Met. Fox 27, 58; Met. 27, 29. Geornast most diligently, Exon. 37 b; Th. 123, 25; Gu. 328.
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