georn-ful
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
georn-ful
-full; comp. -fulra; adj. Full of desire, eager, solicitous, anxious, strenuous, zealous, intent, diligent; sollĭcĭtus, stŭdiōsus, anxius, sēdŭlus, intentus, dīlĭgens On orde stód Eádweard, gearo and geornful Edward stood in the array, ready and eager, Byrht. Th. 139, 54; By. 274. Geornfull ðú eart sollĭcĭta es, Lk. Bos. 10, 41. Wæs he on willsumnesse háligra gebeda gecneord and geornfull erat orātiōnum devōtiōni sollertissĭme intentus, Bd. 4, 28; S. 606, 34. Ðæt he swá geornfulle gýmenne dyde him ða hǽla úre þeóde tam sēdŭlam erga sălūtem nostræ gentis cūram gessĕrit, 2, 1; S. 501, 3: Hymn. Surt. 49, 21. Geornfulle men diligent men, Bt. 32, 3; Fox 118, 10. Se is yfla gehwæs geornfulra ðonne ic who is more zealous than I for every evil, Exon. 70 b; Th. 261, 33; Jul. 324. He wiste ðæt hý woldon georn-fulran beón ðære wrace, ðonne óðre men he knew that they would be more eager for revenge than others, Ors. 2, 5; Bos. 47, 3.
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