swangor
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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swangor
adj. Heavy in movement of the body or mind, slow, slothful, sluggish, indolent, a. physically Nis hé (the Phenix) swár ne swongor swá sume fuglas ða ðe late þurh lyft lácaþ fiþrum ac hé is snel and swift non est tarda, ut volucres quae corpore magno incessus pigros per grave pondus habent, sed levis et velox, Exon. Th. 220, 4; Ph. 315. b. metaphorically Hé wæs swangor (prútswangor, MS. D.) and swǽr, and him wæs láð þearfendum mannum mete tó syllenne, Wulfst. 257, 12. Nalæs eallum monnum swongrium (swengum, MS. B.: suongrum, Bd. M.) and heora lífes. ungemyndum non omnibus desidiosis ac vitae suae incuriosis, Bd. 5, 12; S. 630, 38. [O.H. Ger. swangar gravidus, praegnans: Du. zwanger: Dan. swanger.]
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