un-þearf
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
un-þearf
e; f. Disadvantage, hurt, harm, detriment Gif ðú heora untreówa onscunige, oferhoga hí and ádríf hí fram ðé, for ðam hí spanaþ ðe tó ðínre unþearefe si perfidam perhorrescis, sperne atque abjice perniciosa ludentem, Bt. 7, 2 ; Fox 18, 10. Ðæt wyrð ðære þeóde eall tó unþearfe, L. I. P. 4; Th. ii. 308, 3, 9: Wulfst. 267, 30. Deófol má and má manna forlǽrde and getihte tó heora ágenre unþearfe, 10, 4. Ðú lutodest on ðam láðum cristendóme ðám godum tó teónan and mé tó unþearfe, Homl. Skt. i. 5, 414. Hé gegaderode his folc tó ðæs cynges unþearfe, ac hé wæs gelet (hé gaderode his folc þan cyngce tó unþearfe hé þóhte, ac hit wearð heora seolfan tó mycclan hearme, MS. D.), Chr. 1075; Erl. 213, 27. Hé férde for his bróðær unþearfe intó Normandige he (William) went to Normandy on account of the injury his brother had done him (see Henry of Huntingdon), 1091; Erl. 227, 5. Nú hæfð se yfela gást seofontealde ungifa, ðæt sýn unþearfa manegra manna, Wulfst. 52, 9. [Icel. ú-þörf harm.]
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