scír
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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scír
adj. Clear, bright Scír limpidus, Wrt. Voc. i. 46, 54. Sciir sublustris, Txts. 96, 941. I. of living creatures, bright, brilliant, splendid, resplendent: — Scír Metod (God) , Beo. Th. 1962 ; B. 979. Scír cyning (Christ), Exon. Th. 71, 9; Cri. 1153. Is seó womb (of the phenix) wundrum fæger, scír and scýne, 219, 16; Ph. 308; 214, 4; Ph. 234. Ic eom ásceáden from ðære scíran driht (the heavenly host), Cd. Th. 275, 26; Sat. 177. Ðone scíran Scippend, Elen. Kmbl. 740; El. 370. I a. of a quality Gé ða scíran miht (the power of Christ) déman ongunnon, Elen. Kmbl. 620 ; El. 310. II. of inanimate things, a. of vegetation, bright, brilliant, white Ofer hine scír cymeþ mínre segnunga sððfæst blóstma super ipsum florebit sanctificatio mea, Ps. Th. 131, 19. Geseóþ ðás eardas ðæt hig synt scíre (albae) tó rípene, Jn. Skt. 4, 35. b. of metals, stones, etc. , bright, lustrous, glittering, brilliant Sceán scír werod (the band with glittering armour), Cd. Th. 185, 19; Exod. 125. Hringíren scír, Beo. Th. 650; B. 322. Scíran goldes, 3393 ; B. 1694. Hé gewyrceþ scírne méce, Exon. Th. 297, 8 ; Crä. 65. Hyrste beorhte, reáde and scíre, 392, 25; Rä. 12, 2. Scíre burstan múras and stánas, 70, 22 ; Cri. 1142. Scíre helmas, Judth. Thw. 24, 17 ; Jud. 193. c. of glass, clear, transparent Swá ðæt scíre glæs ðæt mon ýþæst mæg eall þurhwlítan, Exon. Th. 78, 33. d. of water, clear, limpid Ofter Pantan, ofer scír wæter, Byrht. Th. 134, 42 ; By. 98. Ða hlútran and ða scíran wæter liquidas lymphas, Wrt. Voc. ii. 50, 10. [Þurh án scýr wæter Brádan ǽ hátte, Chr. 656; Erl. 31, 16.] e. of wine, bright, clear, pure, neat Wínes scíres vini meri, Ps. Surt. 74, 9. Syle drincan on scírum wíne, Lchdm. i. 342, 23. Nalles scír wín hí ne druncan, Bt. 15 ; Fox 48, 9: Met. 8, 21. Scír wered. Beo. Th. 996; B. 496. f. of light and light-giving things, bright, clear, brilliant Heofontorht swegl (the sun) scír. Exon. Th. 351, 2 ; Sch. 74 : 486, 18; Rä. 72, 17. Sunne scír and beorht, Met. 30, 9. Sió scíre scell (the firmament), 20, 174. Metod æfter sceáf scírum scíman ǽfen ǽrest. Cd. Th. 9, 5 ; Gen. 137. Scírne scíman, Rood Kmbl. 107; Kr. 54. Fleógan þurh scírne dæg. Exon. Th. 439, 15 ; Rä. 59, 4. Þurh ða scíran neaht, Met. 20, 229. Bláce stódon ofer sceótendum scíre leóman, Cd. Th. 184, 25 ; Exod. 112. On sumera ðonne ða hátostan weder synd and ða scíran dagas hwítan, Lchdm. iii. 252, 10. Scippend scírra tungla, Met. 4, 1: 20, 8. Hwí hí (stars) ne scínen scírum wederum, 28, 45. (g) of the world :-- Þurh ða scíran gesceaft, Exon. Th. 286, 7; Jul. 728. (h) of a banner :-- Fana hwearfode scír on sceafte the flag fluttered gleaming bright on its staff, Met. l, 11. (i) of the voice, clear :-- Wit Scilling scíran reorde song áófan, Exon. Th. 324, 32 ; Víd. 103. [Iss all þeȝȝre spell shir atter and shir galle, Orm. 15383. Clene off grediȝnesse and off galnesse skir and fre, 8015: Prompt. Parv. schyre, as water and oþer lycure perspicuus, clarus. Þe mihte of schir and of clene bone, A. R. 246, 26. Ðat skie scir, Gen. and Ex. 3848. Goth. skeirs clear, evident: O. Sax. skír, skíri (wín, watar) : O. L. Ger. scíri: O. Frs. skirt: M. H. Ger. schír : Icel. skírr clear, bright,pure.]
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