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un-leóf

  • adjective
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Grammar
un-leóf, adj.
Wright's OE grammar
§588;
Not dear, not beloved, odious, hateful
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  • Sodomware, Gode unleófe,

      Cd. Th. 148, 6; Gen. 2452.
  • Gigantmæcgas, Gode unleófe, Metode láðe,

      77, 1; Gen. 1268.
  • Wigláf seah on unleófe (

    the followers who had failed Beowulf in his need

    ),
      Beo. Th. 5719; B. 2863.
Etymology
[Al þat is on unlef and unqueme, hit is þat oðer iqueme, O. E. Homl. ii. 189, 25. Goth. un-liubs not beloved: O. H. Ger. un-liup insuavis, non optatus.]
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  • un-leóf, adj.