swegle
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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swegle
adv. Brightly, brilliantly, splendidly, 1. in a physical sense Ðonne sió reáde ród ofer ealle swegle scíneþ on ðære sunnan gyld, Exon. Th. 68, 13; Crl. 1103. Scíneþ sunna swegle hát, sóna gecerreþ ísmere ǽnlíc on his ágen gecynd (cf. ðæt is for ðære sunna[n] scíman tó his ágnum gecynde weorþe, Bt. 39, 3; Fox 216, 1), Met. 28, 61. Sumor swegle hát, Exon. Th. 338, 13; Gn. Ex. 78. 2. metaphorical Hý mótan his (Christ's ) ætwiste brúcan, swegle gehyrste weorðian Waldend (cf. ðonne scínaþ ða rihtwísan swá swá sunne on hyra Fæder ríce, Mt. 13. 43). Exon. 24, 32; Cri. 393.
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