un-gearu
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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un-gearu
adj. I. not ready, not prompt, indisposed to act Se sixta leahter is accidia geháten, ðæt is slǽwð on Englisc, ðonne ðam menn ne lyst nán gód dón and hé bið ǽfre ungearu tó ǽlcere duguðe, Homl. Skt. i. 16, 299. [Ungearu to elchere duȝeðe, O. E. Homl. i. 103, 28.] II. not ready, not in a fit state for use Ðý læs sió earc sí ungearo tó beranne ut ad portandum arcam nulla mora praepediat, Past. 22; Swt. 173, 11. Ðý læs hine ǽnig wuht gǽlde ungearowes (-ewes, Cott. MSS.), ðonne mon ða earce beran scolde ut, cum portari arcam opportunitas exigit, portandi tarditas nulla generetur, Swt. 171, 23. II a. of land, uncultivated :-- Gúðlác ðæs wídgillan wéstenes ða ungearawan stówe ðǽr gemétte, Guthl. 3; Gdwin. 20, 10. III. not ready, not prepared for attack Wé ðé beóð holde, gif ðú ús hýran wilt, oþþe ðec ungearo (-geára?) eft gesécaþ, Exon. Th. 119, 9; Gú. 252. Hé on ungearone ðone Ósríc mid his fyrde becom and hine mid ealle his weorude ádylgode Osricum erumpens subito cum suis omnibus imparatum cum suo exercitu delevit, Bd. 3, 1; S. 523, 26. Ǽlc here hæfð ðý læssan craft ðonne hé cymð, gif hine mon ǽr wát, ǽr hé cume; for ðæm hé gesihð ða gearwe ðe hé wénde ðæt hé sceolde ungearwe findan. Him wǽre ðonne iéðre ðæt hé hira ǽr gearra wénde, ðonne hé hira ungearra wénde, and hí gearuwe métte dum contra ictum quisque paratior redditur, hostis, qui se inopinatum credidit, eo ipso, quo praevisus est, enervatur, Past. 56; Swt. 433, 27-31. Þeóf forféhð slǽpe gebundne eorlas ungearwe, Exon. Th. 54, 27; Cri. 875. Andra besierede ðæt folc ðe hié ymbseten hæfde on ánre niht ungearwe exercitum incautum Andro oppresserat, Ors. 4, 5; Swt. 170, 2. Hié fóron út nihtes and cómon on ungearwe men, Chr. 921; Erl. 106, 13. Hé nihtes on ungearwe hí on bestæl ex improviso adgredi et insperatas circumvenire maluerit, Ors. 1, 10; Swt. 46, 34. Hié on Ahténe ungearwe becóman and hié gefliémdon Agesilaus improvisus bello supervenit, 3, 1; Swt. 98, 15. Ðæt hé on ða burgware on ungearwe becóme quibus repente incautam urbem opprimeret, 4, 5; Swt. 166, 32: 4, 10; Swt. 196, 25. Hé on ungearwe on Ahténe mid firde gefór, 3, 7; Swt. 118, 20. [O. H. Ger. un-garo imparatus.]
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