swǽrlíce
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
swǽrlíce
(swár-); adv. I. of doing or bearing what is painful, heavily, grievously Nán man ne sceal his wífe geneálǽcan, siððan heó mid bearne swǽrlíce gebunden gǽþ, Homl. Th. ii. 324, 21. Hé sceolde hit mid fæstene swárlíce gebétan, Homl. Skt. i. 21, 261. II. of sleeping, heavily, v. swǽr, V b Wé feóllon on slǽpe swárlíce, swylce wé on deáðe lágon, Homl. Skt. i. 11, 239. [O. H. Ger. swárlíhho graviter.]
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