ge-wislíce
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
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ge-wislíce
-wisslíce; adv. Certainly, exactly, truly, especially, besides; videlicet, scilicet, sane, utique, porro Gewisslíce sane, Ælfc. Gr. 38; Som. 41, 45. Gyf sóþlíce gewislíce rihtwísnysse sprecaþ si vere utique justitiam loquimini, Ps. Spl. C. 57, 1. Gewislíce án þing is neád-behefe porro unum est necessarium, Lk. Bos. 10, 42. Ðú miht blissigan gewisslíce thou mayest certainly rejoice, Homl. Th. ii. 132, 1. Se wítegode be Criste swíðe gewislíce swilce he godspellere wǽre he prophesied about Christ with great exactness, as if he had been an evangelist, Swt. A. S. Rdr. 69, 414. Gewislíce ic hæbbe certe habeo, Coll. Monast. Th. 30, 7. Ic nát náht gewistlíce hwæðer ðæs feós swá micel is I do not know for certain whether there is so much money, Th. Chart. 490, 15. Seó lenctenlíce emniht is gewislíce on duodecima kl. April the spring equinox is certainly on the twelfth day before the kalends of April, Bd. de nat. rerum; Wrt. popl. science 11, 1; Lchdm. iii. 256, 8. Ic cweðe nú gewislícor I say now more exactly, 8, 23; Lchdm. iii. 250, 4: Th. Ap. 15, 24. Ðæs ðe hie gewislícost gewitan meahton to the best of their knowledge. Beo. Th. 2704; B. 1350.
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