líf-bysig
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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líf-bysig
adj. Busy about saving life, struggling for life, anxious about life Ðæt hé for mundgripe mínum scolde licgean lífbysig bútan his líce swice that for my handgrip he should lie struggling for life, unless his body should escape, Beo. Th. 1936; B. 966.
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