hyht-líc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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hyht-líc
adj. Giving, or having, cause for hope or joy, hopeful, pleasant, joyous, exultant Hyhtlíc heorþwerod a hopeful family, Cd. 78; Th. 96, 35; Gen. 1605. Beóþ ðonne eádge ðe ðǽr in wuniaþ hyhtlíc is ðæt heorþwerud happy are they that dwell therein, joyous is that band, Exon. 93 b; Th. 352, 1; Sch. 91; Cd. 95; Th. 125, 8; Gen. 2076. Hyhtlíc heofontimber the pleasant frame of heaven, 8; Th. 9, 23; Gen. 146: Exon. 116 a; Th. 446, 18; Dóm. 24. Hyhtlícra hám, Cd. 218; Th. 278, 3; Sat. 216: 216; Th. 273, 17; Sat. 138. Ðonne biþ hyhtlícre ... biþ ðæt ǽrende eádiglícre, Soul Kmbl. 250; Seel. 129. Háma hyhtlícost, Andr. Kmbl. 207; An. 104. [O. E. Hom. hihtliche bure a pleasant chamber: cf. Laym. un-huhtlíc.]
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