hryre
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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hryre
adj. [?] Falling, decaying, perishing Sóðlíce mid ðisum wordum is geswutelod ðæt ðises middangeardes wæstm is hryre. Tó ðam hé wext ðæt hé fealle verily by these words is manifested that the fruit of this world is decaying [or a ruin (?) v. preceding word]. It grows that it may fall, Homl. Th. i. 614, 8. [Cf. for a similar relation in form between adj. and verb O. Sax. luggi; adj. and liogan.]
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