weorþ-líce
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
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weorþ-líce
weorþelíce; adv. Worthily, honourably Ðe weorðelícor dignius , Wrt. Voc. ii. 27, 8. I. nobly, excellently, splendidly, magnificently, gloriously Weorþlíce getýd on Grécisc gereorde Graecae linguae peritissimus, Bd. 4, 1 ; S. 563, 33. Hí bráde weóxan weorðlíce wíde greówan multiplicati sunt nimis, Ps. Th. 106, 37. Ðú ymb ðínne esne dydest wel weorðlíce bonitatem fecisti cum servo tuo , 118, 65. Swíðe mycel cyrice . . . geworht swá fægre and swá weorþlíce swá hit men on eorþan fægrost and weorþlícost geþencean meahton, Blickl. Homl. 125, 22: Rood Kmbl. 33; Kr. 17. Swá weorðlíce, wíde tósáweþ Dryhten his duguþe, Exon. Th. 299, 30; Crä, 110: 121, 27; Gú. 295. Fægere, weorðlíce, Menol. Fox 317; Men. 160. Eleutherius onféng biscopdóm and ðone wurþlíce (cf. wuldorfæstlíce, 8, 14) xv winter geheóld, Chr. 167; Erl. 9, 20. Hé his sincgyfan wurðlíce wrec, Byrht. Th. 139, 64; By. 279. Ne gefrægn ic nǽfre wurðlícor sixtig sigebeorna sél gebǽran, Fins. Th. 74; Fins. 37: Cd. Th. 126, 12; Gen. 2094. Men wurðlícor lybbaþ þonne treówu the life of men is more excellent than that of trees , Shrn. 168, 24. Swá hit weorðlícost foresnotre men findan mihton, Beo. Th. 6304; B. 3162. II. in a way that shews honour to a person, honourably, with honour Ðá onféng Dioclitianus Galerius weorðlíce (plurimo honore ), Ors. 6, 30; Swt. 280, 16. Hí swíðe weorðlíce hine of heora gryðe sendon, Chr. 1075; Erl. 212, 33. Hí mid mycclan þrymme and blisse and lofsange ðone hálgan arcebiscop feredon, and swá wurðlíce intó Cristes cyrcan bróhton, 1023; Erl. 163, 30. Hine man byrigde ful wurðlíce, 1036; Erl. 165, 35. III. in a fitting manner, worthily Wé willaþ offrian wurðlíce úrum Drihtne, Ex. 10, 9. [Þo þu iseie þine sune . . . so wurðliche stien to his blisse, A. R. 40, 7. Wel and wurrþlike gemmde, Orm. 1033. O. Sax. werð-líko : O. H. Ger. werd-líhho : Icel. virði-liga.] v. ár-, un-weorþlíce.
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