þweorh
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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þweorh
þwerh, þwyrh; adj. I. crooked, cross, 1. for the literal sense see þweores. 2. fig. Ðuer wig perversa via, Kent. Gl. 772. On ðweorum wige in via perversi, 812. Þwuru (þweoru, MS. A.) beóþ on gerihte erunt prava in directa, Lk. Skt. 3, 5. II. adverse, opposed (cf. Icel. þver-úð discord). v. þweorian, þweor-líc, II Þwyr oððe wiðerrǽde adversus, Ælfc. Gr. 38; Zup. 240, 1. Gif gé beóð þwyre tó ðisum, Homl. Skt. i. 11, 94. Ungeþwǽre and þwyre him betwýnan at variance among themselves, 13, 236. III. cross, angry, bitter. v. þweora Ðǽm þweorum (þreorum, Wrt.) rancidis, Wrt. Voc. ii. 80, 59. v. þróh. IV. perverse, wrong, evil, depraved, froward Heorte ðuerh (þweor, Spl.: þweorr, Lamb.) cor pravum, Ps. Surt. 100, 4. Cyn ðuerh (þweor, Spl. Lamb.) genus pravum, 77, 8. Þwyr geþanc praua mens, Scint. 68, 3. Mann þwyr homo peruersus, 134, 11. Þwyr mód proteruus animus, 19. Hé wæs þwyr on dǽdum, Homl. Th. i. 534, 2. Seó híwrǽden is swíðe ðwyr domus exasperans est, ii. 530, 29. Decius se þweora heóld ríce, Homl. Skt. i. 23, 12. Eálá þwyre (þweóre, MS. A.) cneóres O generatio perversa, Mt. Kmbl. 17, 172. Þwure (þweore, MS. A.), Lk. Skt. 9, 41. Seó ðwyre sáwul, Homl. Th. i. 408, 13. Ðæt ðwyre mód, 410, 21. Ðwerre heortan peruersi cordis, Kent. Gl. 612. Mid þweorum (ðý ðweoran, Surt.) cum perverso, Ps. Spl. 27, 28. Hé eall ðurh his unrihtdǽde mid ðweorum lífe áþýstrade universa prave agenda obnubilavit, Bd. 5, 13; S. 633, 33. On þwerre sprǽce in locutione perversa, Confess. Peccat. Ðweran perverso, Kent. Gl. 242. On bogon þweorne (ðone ðweoran, Surt.) in arcum pravum, Ps. Spl. 77, 63. On óðre wísan sint tó manienne ða bilwitan on óðre ða ðweoran and ða lytegan quomodo admonendi simplices et versipelles, Past. 35; Swt. 237, 5. Ða ðweoran hí ofslógon, Homl. Th. i. 232, 7. Ða ðwyran beón geðreáde, ðæt hí tó Godes rihte gebúgan, ii. 96, 5. On þweorra (ðwyrra, Wells Frag.) manna (pravorum ) gewit, R. Ben. 119, 23. Ðwyrra, Homl. Th. i. 552, 35. Ðweorum pravis, Wülck. Gl. 251, 23. Mid þweorum ðeáwum, Homl. Th. i. 302, 30. From þweorum and yfelum wordum, L. E. I. 21; Th. ii. 416, 33. Geðyldig wið ðwyrum mannum, Homl. Th. ii. 514, 11. Ða ðwyran improbos, R. Ben. Interl. 15, 10. ¶ On þweorh wrongly, evilly :-- Ðæt hí ðý máre wíte hæbben ðe hí gere witon ðæt hí on ðweorh dóð, Past. 55; Swt. 429, 9. Hé ongeat ðæt hé hæfde on ðweorh gedón, ðæt seó mǽgþ wæs bútan biscope, Bd. 3, 7; S. 530, 22. Ðonne hig eów tela tǽcean, and him sylf on ðweorh dóð, L. E. I. 21; Th. ii. 418, 7. Hié on þweorh sprecaþ, Cd. Th. 145, 30; Gen. 2413. [Goth. þwairhs angry: O. H. Ger. dwerah transversus; in duerh in transversum: Icel. þverr cross, transverse.] v. ire-þweorh.
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