un-gleáw
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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un-gleáw
adj. I. of persons, without understanding, without skill, not sagacious, ignorant, blind (fig.) Ungleáw imperitus, Wrt. Voc. i. 55. 49. Ungleu caecus, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 15, 14. Synt gé þus ungleáwe (inprudentes)? Ne ongyte gé ðæt...? are ye so without understanding? Do ye not perceive that...? Mk. Skt. 7, 18. Ungleáwe inertes, Wrt. Voc. ii. 45, 32. Hit ne biþ seó ylce ádl, þeáh ðe ungleáwe lǽcas wénan ðæt ðæt seó ylce healfdeáde ádl sí, Lchdm. ii. 284, 24. I a. Wé ðæs londes ungleáwe and unwíse (imprudentes; but the Latin is not literally translated) wǽron, 10, 6. II. of things dull, not apt for service :-- Sweord gebrǽd gód gúðcyning, gomele láfe, ecgum ungl[e]áw (dull of edge; cf. sió ecg gewác, bát unswíðor ðonne his ðiódcyning þearfe hæfde, 5148-; B. 2577-), Beo. Th. 5121; B. 2564. [Icel. ú-glöggr not clever.]
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