stirn-líc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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stirn-líc
adj. I. hard, harsh Warna ðæt ðú nán þing styrn*-*líces ne sprece ongén Iacob cave, ne loquaris contra Jacob quidquam durius, Gen. 31, 29. II. Hard, unpleasant, severe (of weather) Hwíltídum ðeós woruld is gesundful and myrige on tó wunigenne, hwílon heó is eác swíðe styrnlíc and mid mislícum þingum gemenged, swá ðæt heó biþ swíðe unwynsum on tó eardigenne, Homl. Th. i. 182, 35. Sceal áspringan here and hunger, bryne and blódgyte and styrnlíce styrunga, Wulfst. 86, 11. Seó heofone ús winþ wið, ðonne heó ús sendeþ styrnlíce stormas, 92, 17.
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