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un-fæger

  • adjective
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Grammar
un-fæger, adj.
Wright's OE grammar
§588;
Not fair, not beautiful, foul, ugly, horrid
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  • Sió gefrédnes mæg gefrédan ðæt hit líchoma biþ, ac hió ne mæg gefrédan hwæþer hé biþ ðe blac ðe hwít, ðe fæger þe unfæger,

      Bt. 41, 4; Fox 252, 12.
  • Þincð his (

    a dead man's

    ) neáwist láþlíco and unfæger,
      Blickl. Homl. 111, 30.
  • Him of eágum stód líge gelícost leóht unfæger

    from Grendel's eyes there shot a horrid light like flame,

      Beo. Th. 1459; B. 727.
  • Se unfægera larbata (cf. hreófe larbatos, 86, 64: egisgríma

    larbula,

      112, 21), Wrt. Voc. ii. 95, 68.
Etymology
[Goth. un-fagrs ingratus: Icel. ú-fagr ugly.]
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  • un-fæger, adj.