lof-georn
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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lof-georn
adj. Desirous of praise Se ðe wǽre lofgeorn for ídelan weorþscype weorþe se carfull hú hé swýðast mǽge gecwéman his drihtne he that was eager for praise on account of empty honour, let that man be careful how best he may please his Lord, Wulfst. 72, 10. Manna lofgeornost of all men most desirous to deserve praise (Beowulf), Beo. Th. 6347; B. 3183. [Jactancia þet is idelȝelp on englisc, ðenne mon biþ lofȝeorn and deþ for ȝelpe mare þenne for godes luue, O. E. Homl. i. 103, 29. Icel. lof-gjarn: cf. O. H. Ger. lob-gerni jactantia.]
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