dearnunga
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
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dearnunga
dearnenga, dearninga; adv. [dyrne secret, obscure] Secretly, privately, clandestinely; clam, occulte, clandestīno He wolde dearnunga mid mándǽdum menu beswícan he would secretly deceive men with wicked deeds, Cd. 23; Th. 29, 14; Gen. 450. Gif ðín bróðor ðé lǽre dearnunga si tibi voluĕrit persuadĕre frater tuus clam, Deut. 13, 6: Jn. Bos. 19, 38. Oððe eáwunga oððe dearnunga either publicly or privately, L. Edg. ii. 8; Th. i. 270, 5: L. Ath. v. § 1, 2; Th. i. 228, 21. Be ðon ðe mon dearnenga [dearnunga MSS. G. H.] bearn gestriéne in case a man beget a child clandestinely, L. In. 27; Th. i. 120, 1, 2: L. Alf. 6; Th. i. 44, 17. Ðeáh heó dearnenga fordón wurde though she was secretly seduced, Cd. 30; Th. 39, 21; Gen. 629: 29; Th. 38, 5; Gen. 602. Hwæt he dearninga on hyge hogde what he secretly meditated in his mind, Exon. 51 a; Th. 177, 13; Gú. 1226. DER. un-dearnunga.
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