hwónlíce
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
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hwónlíce
Add:I. for a little while Mín sylfes gást wæs hwónlíce ormód worden defecit paulisper spiritus meus , Ps. Th. 76, 4. II. slightly, little. 1. with adjectives Hwónlíce gelýfede menn men slightly endowed with belief , Hml. Th. i. 566, 28. Hwón-lícor minus (compta ), An. Ox. 1015. 2. with verbs, where action is slight in operation or result Hwónlíce (wónlíce, 2, 55) hwapelaþ sensim scaluriat , An. Ox. 1890. Scortlíce and hwónlíce (wónlíce, 2, 235) strictim et summatim (commemorandum ), 3656. Hwónlíce sum-matim (expletis exemplis ), 3878. Ic and míne dohtra . . . hí ǽfre tihton tó þínre geþafunga, þeáh ðe ús hwónlíce speówe (though our success has been slight ), Hml. S. 8, 34. Þá þe hwónlíce understandan magan hú micel wíte is þæt man on ámánsumunge sié qui minus intelligere possunt quanta pena excommunicationis, R. Ben. 54, l. Tó-dæg wé habbað hwónlíce be hláf, ac tó-merigen wé sceolon habban genihtsumlíce (cf. quare de panis inopia vester animus contristatur ? Hodie quidem minus est, sed die crastina abundantes habebitis , Gr. D. c. 21), Hml. Th. ii. 172, 2.
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