un-sófte
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
un-sófte
adv. I. not at ease, in discomfort. v. sófte, II Gif men férlíce wyrde unsófte, Rtl. 114, 24. II. not gently, hardly, severely Hwǽr mon unsófte getilaþ on forewearde ða ádle in case severe treatment is used in the early stages of the disease, Lchdm. ii. 260, 15. Ða ðe hine unsófte ádle gebundne gesóhtun, Exon. Th. 155, l0; Gú. 858: 83, 16; Cri. 1357. Hí wrehton unsófte ealdgeníþlan, Judth. Thw. 24, 37; Jud. 228: Blickl. Homl. 203, 18. III. hardly, with difficulty, with trouble Wé hit unsófte mid longsceaftum sperum ofscotadon vix ipsis defixa est venabulis, Nar. 15, 28. Ic ðæt unsófte ealdre gedígde, Beo. Th. 3314; B. 1655: 4287; B. 2140: Elen. Kmbl. 263; El. 132: Exon. Th. 168, 20; Gú. 1080. [Þer is þe sunfulle unsofte to beon, Misc. 91, 25. O. H. Ger. un-samfto difficulter, aegre.]
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