un-fæger
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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un-fæger
adj. Not fair, not beautiful, foul, ugly, horrid Sió gefrédnes mæg gefrédan ðæt hit líchoma biþ, ac hió ne mæg gefrédan hwæþer hé biþ ðe blac ðe hwít, ðe fæger þe unfæger, Bt. 41, 4; Fox 252, 12. Þincð his (a dead man's ) neáwist láþlíco and unfæger, Blickl. Homl. 111, 30. Him of eágum stód líge gelícost leóht unfæger from Grendel's eyes there shot a horrid light like flame, Beo. Th. 1459; B. 727. Se unfægera larbata (cf. hreófe larbatos, 86, 64: egisgríma larbula, 112, 21), Wrt. Voc. ii. 95, 68. [Goth. un-fagrs ingratus: Icel. ú-fagr ugly.]
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