un-híre
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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un-híre
-heóre, -hére, -hiére, -hióre, -hýre; adj. Fierce, savage, cruel, deadly, dire, dreadful, frightful Unhiére carolios, Wrt. Voc. ii. 19, 59. Unhére (printed unkere), 94, 36: carolios, atrox, inobediens, 129, 17. Unhére, sceþðende caustica, nocens, 130, 12. Wælgrim, unhére funestus, crudelis, perniciosus, 151, 64. Unhýri, unhiórde trux, Txts. 100, 983. Unhýre funesta, i. scelesta, criminosa, Wülck. Gl. 245, 1. Ðæs unhiéran cruentae, Wrt. Voc. ii. 24, 34. Ða unhióran infestos, 47, 59. 1. of living creatures Weard unhióre (the fire-drake ), Beo. Th. 4818; B. 2413. Grendeles módor ... wíf unhýre, 4247; B. 2120. Se (Ishmael) bið unhýre, orlæggífre, wiðerbreca wera cneórissum hic erit ferus homo, manus ejus contra omnes (Gen. 16, 12), Cd. Th. 138, 5; Gen. 2287. Ne gémde hé ná swá swýðe hú hé áræfnede ðæs unhýran cwelres hand, Shrn. 129, 9. Ða unhiéran torvam (gypsam), Wrt. Voc. ii. 96, 12. Hió hyne scyldeþ wið unhýrum nihtgengum and wið egeslícum gesihðum, Lchdm. i. 70, 5. 2. of things Egl unheóru a cruel talon, Beo. Th. 1978; B. 987. Weder unhióre hard weather, Met. 29, 65. Him geblendon drýas drync unheórne, se onwende wera ingeþanc, Andr. Kmbl. 68; An. 34. [O. Sax. un-hiuri: O. H. Ger. unhiuri, -hiur dirus: Icel. ú-hýrr unfriendly-looking, frowning.]
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