hreowlice

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hrēow +‎ -līċe.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈxre͜oːwˌliː.t͡ʃe/, [ˈr̥e͜oːwˌliː.t͡ʃe]

Adverb[edit]

hrēowlīċe

  1. miserably, cruelly, grievously, in a way to excite pity

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: reowliche, reuliche, rewly

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