un-clǽne
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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un-clǽne
adj. I. in a physical sense, unclean, foul, filthy. v. un-clǽnness, clǽne. I a. as applied to animals or things, unclean, not fit for food Seó ǽ monig ðing bewereþ tó etanne swá swá unclǽne (inmunda ), Bd. 1, 27; S. 494, 33. Hwæt gif hit unclǽne (immundi ) beóþ fixas? Ic wyrpe ða unclǽnan út, and genime mé clǽne tó mete, Coll. Monast. Th. 23, 15. Ða óðre synd unclǽne (polluta ), Lev. 11, 12. Be swýnum and be óðrum unclǽnum nýtenum de porcis et de aliis impuris animalibus, L. Ecg. C. 40, tit.; Th. ii. 130, 31. II. in a moral sense, unclean, impure Unclǽne incestus vel impurus, Wrt. Voc. i. 50, 13: incestus, 51, 35: 72, 13. Se unclǽna (inmundus ) gást, Mk. 1, 26. Woruldmonna seó unclǽne gecynd, Exou. Th. 63, 9; Cri. 1017. Besmitene mid ðem unclǽnan firenluste, Blickl. Homl. 25, 8. Wæs sum man unclǽne (inmundum ) deófol hæbbende, Lk. Skt. 4, 33. Unclǽne ingeþoncas, Exon. Th. 80, 33; Cri. 1316. Unclǽnra inpudicarum, Wrt. Voc. ii. 45, 14.
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