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fægere

  • adverb
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Grammar
fægere, fægre, fegere; adv.
Pleasantly, softly, gently, fairly, beautifully; suāvĭter, bĕnigne, cōmĭter, dĕcenter, pulchre
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  • Fægere leohte ðæt land lago yrnende

    the running water pleasantly washed the land,

    • Cd. 12
    • ;
    • Th. 13,
    • 30;
    • Gen. 210: Ps. Th. 125, 1: Menol. Fox 283
    • ;
    • Men. 143: Elen. Kmbl. 2423
    • ;
    • El. 1213
    • .
  • He fægere mid wætere oferwearp wuldres cynebearn

    he gently sprinkled with water the royal child of glory,

    • Menol. Fox 314
    • ;
    • Men. 158
    • .
  • Him fægere éce Drihten andswarode

    the eternal Lord answered him fairly,

    • Cd. 107
    • ;
    • Th. 141,
    • 27;
    • Gen. 2351: Frag. Kmbl. 8
    • ;
    • Leás. 5
    • .
  • Fægere he syngþ

    pulchre cantat,

    • Ælfc. Gr. 38
    • ;
    • Som. 40, 32: Elen. Kmbl. 1483
    • ;
    • El. 743: Runic pm. 18
    • ;
    • Kmbl. 342,
    • 32;
    • Hick. Thes. i. 135, 36: Ps. Th. 60, 3: 62, 7: 118,
    • 117.
Derived forms
un-fægere
Linked entries
v.  fegere fægre.
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  • fægere, adv.