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hwerf-líc

  • adjective
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hwerf-líc, adj.
Changeable, shifting, not enduring
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  • Hú hwerflíce ðás woruldsǽlþa sint

    quam sit mortalium rerum misera beatitudo,

      Bt. 11, 1; Fox 32, 37.
Etymology
[O. H. Ger. hwarb-, hwerb-líh versatilis, volubilis: cf. Icel. hwerfull shifty, changeable]
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v. hwearf; adj.
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v.  hwurf-líc.
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