weorþ-georn
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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weorþ-georn
adj. Desirous of honour, noble-minded, excellent Se wísa and se weorðgeorna and se fæstrǽda folces hyrde . . . Caton, Met. 10, 48. Hý weorðgeornra sǽlþa tóslítaþ, Salm. Kmbl. 696; Sal. 347. Lá wísan menu, gáþ on ðone weg ðe eów lǽraþ ða foremǽran bisna ðara gódena gumena and ðæra weorþgeornena wera ðe ǽr eów wǽron (ite nunc fortes, ubi celsa magni ducit exempli via ). Eálá gé eargan and ídelgeornan . . . hwý gé nellan ácsien æfter ðám wísum monnum and æfter ðám weorþgeornum . . . ðe ǽr eów wǽron . . . hí wunnon æftr wyrþscipe on ðisse worulde, and tiledon gódes hlísan, Bt. 40, 4; Fox 238, 28-240, 5. Ða menn ðe on hiora dagum fore-mǽroste and weorþgeornoste wǽron clarissimos suis temporibus viros, 18, 3; Fox 64, 36.
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