nearwe
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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nearwe
adv. I. straitly, strictly, closely Nearwe gebunden straitly bound, Exon. Th. 463, 2 ; Hö. 64. Hyne sár hafaþ nearwe befongen, Beo. Th. 1957; B. 976: Elen. Kembl. 2550; El. 1276 : Met. 21, 5. II. narrowly, strictly, exactly (of enquiry) Þeódcwén ongan georne sécan nearwe, tó hwan hió ða næglas gedón meahte, Elen. Kmbl. 2313; El. 1158 : 2476; El. 1240. III. oppressively, forcibly Ðonne hine æt niéhstan nearwe stilleþ G, Salm. Kmbl. 268 ; Sal. 133. Nearwe gebéged, Cd. Th. 292, 26; Sat. 446. IV. anxiously, in a manner causing trouble Hyge gnornende nihtes nearwe the mind mourning in anguish at night, Exon. Th. 174, 25 ; Gú. 1183. Ferþ gebysgad, nearwe genǽged, 162, 35; Gú. 986. Ðá heó nearwe beswác yldran ússe when the serpent deceived our first parents to their hurt, 226, 30; Ph. 413 : Frag. Kmbl. 51.; Leás. 27.
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