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un-eáðe

  • adverb
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un-eáðe, adv.
where a thing is not easily done,
with difficulty
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  • Se weliga uneáþe (-eáðe, Lind.) gǽþ in heofuna ríce

    dives difficule intrabit in regnum coelorum,

      Mt. Kmbl. Rush. 19, 23.
  • Swíðe uneáðe (-eáða,

      Lind.) ł hefige, Mk. Skt. Rush. 10, 23: Lk. Skt. Lind. 18, 24.
  • Hé uneáðe áwæig com, and him ðǽr micel forférde,

      Chr.1052; Erl. 181, 18.
  • Swíðe strang gyld, ðæt man hit uneáðe ácom,

      1040; Erl. 166, 21.
  • Ða lufe mon mæg swíðe uneáþe oððe ná forbeódan,

      Bt. 35, 6; Fox 170, 11.
  • Ongit hé swá micle máran sige on him selfum swá hé uniéð wiðstód

    he will feel so much greater victory in himself as he had greater difficulty in withstanding,

      Past. 52; Swt. 407, 26.
  • Ðisse ádle fruman mon mæg ýþelíce gelácnian ... and æfter unéð, gif hió bið unwíslíce tó lange forlǽten,

      Lchdm. ii. 232, 17.
  • Cumaþ æalle tó ánum hláforde, sume ǽð sume unéð,

      Shrn. 187, 15.
where a thing is not easily borne,
grievously, hardly
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  • Sume uneáþe gedrycnede (gedrehte, MS. C.) áweg cóman

    turpi macie exinanitos adflictosque pestilentia dimiserit,

      Ors. 3, 3; Swt. 102, 10.
  • Ríc heofna uneáðe geðolas

    regnum caelorum vim patitur,

      Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 11, 12.
where a thing is not readily done,
unwillingly, hardly
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  • Ðá geþafedon ðæt uneáþe ða his gesacan

    quod cum adversarii inviti concederent,

      Bd. 2, 2; S. 502, 24.
  • Ðá underféng hé hig uneáðe

    vix fratre compellente suscipiens,

      Gen. 33, 11.
with a force only slightly removed from a negative,
hardly, scarcely, only just
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  • Uneáþe cwic ætberstende

    vix vivus evadens,

      Coll. Monast. Th. 27, 3.
  • Uneáðe Isaac geendode ðás sprǽce ðá com Esau

    vix Isaac sermonem impleverat, venit Esau,

      Gen. 27, 30.
  • Hé uneáþe ðurh hine sylfne oþþe árísan oþþe gangan mihte

    vix ipse per se exsurgere aut incedere valeret,

      Bd. 4, 31; S. 610, 19.
  • Uneáþe ic mæg forstandan ðíne ácsunga and cwist þeáh ðæt ic ðé andwyrdan scyle

    vix rogationis tuae sententiam nosco, ne dum ad inquisita respondere queam,

      Bt. 5, 3; Fox 12, 15.
  • Ic hit mæg uneáþe mid wordum gereccan

    sententiam verbis explicare vix queo,

      20; Fox 70, 27.
  • Uneáþe ǽnig com tó ende ðære sprǽce

    ad rem ... cui vix exhausti quidquam satis sit,

      39, 4; Fox 216, 16.
  • Uneáðe

    (pretium scorti) vix (est unius panis,

      Prov. 6, 26), Kent. Gl. 163.
  • Ungeáþe (uneáþe,

      Cott. MS.), Bt. 35, 3; Fox 158, 28.
Etymology
[Itt wass till ennde brohht unnæþe and all wiþþ ange, Orm. 16289. Þu me hauest sore igramed þat ic mai uneaþe speke, O. and N. 1605. Cf. He spac uneðes, so e gret, Gen. and Ex. 2341. Chauc. unnethe, unnethes, and v. Halliwell's Dict. unnethe.]
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  • un-eáðe, adv.