hwón-líce
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
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hwón-líce
adv. Little, slightly Ða hwílwendlícan geþincþu ðe hé hwónlíce lufode the temporal dignities that he loved but little, Swt. A. S. Rdr. 98, 94. Nú gé habbaþ hwónlíce tó geswincenne, Homl. Th. ii. 78, 14. Hé byþ hwónlíce biter on byrgincge it is a little bitter of taste, Herb. 140, 1; Lchdm. i. 260, 9. Hwónlíce þyrnihte, 161, 1; Lchdm. i. 288, 16. Heó hwónlíce undergǽþ ðære eorþan geendunge it goes a little below the horizon, Lchdm. iii. 260, 6: 134, 3. Him hwónlíce speów he had but little success, Homl. Skt. 7, 94. Mid ðære sceall seó sáwul ealle þing gemætegian ðæt hit tó swíðe ne sý ne tó hwónlíce therewith shall the soul moderate all things, that there be not error by excess or by defect, 1, 162. Hwónlícor minus, Ælfc. Gr. 38; Som. 40, 47. On ðám máran ðe swýðor syngaþ, on ðám læssan ðe hwónlícor syngaþ, Homl. Th. i. 460, 27. Hwónlícost minime, Ælfc. Gr. 38; Som. 40, 49.
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