un-sýfre
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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un-sýfre
adj. Impure, unclean, foul (physically or morally), 1. physical Gif hió swíþor unsýfre weorpe (weorþe?), clǽnsa mid hunige, Lchdm. ii. 210, 2. Wíc unsýfre (a prison ), Andr. Kmbl. 2622; An. 1312. Unsýfra olidarum, Wrt. Voc. ii. 65, 15. 2. moral Forhwan ðú ðæt selegescot, ðæt ic mé on ðé gehálgode, þurh firenlustas fúle synne unsýfre (or adv.? Cf. O. H. Ger. un-súbro sordide ) besmite, Exon. Th. 90, 34; Cri. 1484. Synfulra weorud, swá fúle swá gǽt, unsýfre folc, Exon. Th. 75, 35; Cri. 1232. Ǽr se unsýfra (Holofernes ) womfull onwóce, Judth. Thw. 22, 24; Jud. 76. Be ðam sacerde ðe hine sylfne besmít þurh unsýfre sprǽce (impuro sermone ), L. Ecg. C. 5, tit.; Th. ii. 128, 14. Þurh unsýfre sprǽce per turpiloquium, 5; Th. ii. 138, 4. [O. H. Ger. un-súbar, -súbiri fedus, immundus, sordidus.]
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