un-friþ
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
un-friþ
es; n. I. absence of peace, hostilities Hér wæs micel unfrið on Angelcynnes londe þurh sciphere, and wel gehwǽr hergedon and bærndon in this year there were constant hostilities in England through the Danes, and they harried and burned pretty well everywhere, Chr. 1001; Erl. 136, 1. Hér áspón Æðelwald ðone here tó unfriðe, ðæt hié hergodon ofer Mercna land in this year Ethelwold enticed the Danes to hostilities, so that they went across Mercia harrying, 905; Erl. 98, 14. Hé behét ðæt hé nǽfre eft tó Angelcynne mid unfriðe cumon nolde he promised that he would never again come and disturb the peace of England, 994; Erl. 133, 33. Se cyng bæd Godwine eorl faran intó Cent mid unfriða, ac se eorl nolde ná geðwǽrian ðære infare, forþan him wæs láð tó ámyrrenne his ágenne folgað; 1048; Erl. 178, 8. For unfriðe on account of hostilities, L. N. P. L. 56; Th. ii. 298, 26. Hié ne dorston forþ bí ðære eá siglan for unfriþe; for ðæm ðæt land wæs eall gebún on óþre healfe ðære eás they durst not sail on past the river for fear of being attacked; for the land was all cultivated on the other side of the river, Ors. 1, 1; Swt. 17, 22. II. referring to the king's peace, the state of being out of the king's peace Fare se ealdorman tó; gif hé nelle, fare se cyning tó; gif hé nelle, licge se ealdordóm on unfriðe (the old Latin version renders this: adeat aldremannus; si nolit, rex; si nolit, sit pars illa praeter pacem), L. Eth. ii. 6; Th. i. 286, 34. [Membriz hefde inomen grið, ah sone he makede unfrið, Laym. 2557. O. Frs. on-frede, un-fretho: O. H. Ger. un-fridu: Ger. un-friede: Icel. ú-friðr.]
This is a supplementary entry with editorial changes to an entry in the main volume of the dictionary. Look under the 'Possibly connected entries' below, or for the same headword in the list to the left.

A Combined List of Abbreviations.

Abbreviation not recognized. See:

A Combined List of Abbreviations.