wæl-fús
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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wæl-fús
adj. Ready to be slain; referring to Beowulf before the fight in which he was mortally wounded Him wæs geómor sefa, wæfre and wælfús, wyrd ungemete neáh, se sceolde sécean sáwle hord, sundur gedǽlan líf wið líce, Beo. Th. 4831; B. 2420.
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