ge-wislíce
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
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ge-wislíce
Add:I. where there is certainty as to a fact, certainly, without doubt, unquestionably Hé swór þá wǽpnu wǽron gewyslíce þǽr on ǽfen, Hml. S. 3, 259. án ús is gewislíce andweard te þonne biþ, Bt. 42; F. 256, 26. 'Ic wolde witan . . . hwæþer þú wisse búton tweón . . . ' 'Ic gewislíce wite,' Solil. H. 56, 4: 57, 10: 60, 1. Wé gewislíce witon . . . there is no doubt that we know . . ., Bt. 11, 2; F. 36, 2. Gif on heortan wé biddan clǽnre gewisslíce (certe ) þú scealt of beháte, Hy. S. 68, 7. [Giwislíca se Apollon ǽrest hé gemetta meþodicam, Lch. iii. 82, 9.] II. where there is certainty in respect to what is to happen, without fail, surely Gif ðú hæfst ǽnigne feónd, send þone tó þám feó, and hé bið gewislíce dead (he shall surely die ), Hml. S. 25, 803. III. of the action of things, with certainty, with unfailing regularity Nǽron nó swá gewislíce ne swá endebyrdlíce hiora stede and hiora ryne funden on hiora stówum and on hiora tídum non tam certus naturae ordo procederet, nec tam dispositos motus locis, temporibus explicaret, Bt. 35, 2; F. 158, 3. IV. knowingly, accurately, in a way that shews knowledge For þon se Drihtnes wer swíðe gewislíce démde be æfweardum mannum cum vir Domini tam scienter de absentibus judicaret, Gr. D. 231, 3. Heó fram frymðe gewislíce þurh þone Hálgan Gást ealle þing ymbe Crístes menniscnysse geleornode, Hml. Th. i. 440, 2. V. in a way that imparts knowledge, so as to give information, clearly, explicitly Gif hit gylt nǽre, þonne ne geswutulode þæt hálige godspel swá gewislíce be ðám rícan þæt hé wǽre mid purpuran and mid godewebbe, geglencged, Hml. Th. i. 328, 26. Sege mé gewislícor þæt ic hit mæge understandan tell me more clearly, that I may understand it, Ap. Th. 15, 24. Wé wyllað nú secgan be ðisum eallum gewislícor, Ælfc. Gr. Z. 242, 19: 21, 15. VI. clearly, of mental perception Gyf ic gewislíce ongæáte, Solil. H. 41, 3. Him þúhte on healfslápendon líchaman, ná eallinga swylce on swefne, ac gýt gewisslícor, hé sceolde néde ofer áne swíðe smale bricge, Vis. Lfc. 4. VII. with vague sense Sume (adverbs) synd con- vel adfirmativa . . . scilicet and uidelicet gewislíce, Ælfc. Gr. 227, 1. Gewislíce utique, Ps. Srt. 50, 18: 54, 13. Hwylc tácn sette God . . .? Þæt tácn gewistlíce (ipsum videlicet signum ) hé útlaga leofode, Angl. vii. 32, 306. Gewistlíce scilicet, R. Ben. I. 51, 8. [O. H. Ger. ge*-*wislícho specialiter, firmiter, indubitato: Ger. ge-wisslich.]
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