weorþlic

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *werþalīkaz (worthy), equivalent to weorþ +‎ -līċ. Cognate with Old High German werdlīh.

Adjective[edit]

weorþlīċ

  1. of worth or value, valuable.
  2. worthy, noble, distinguished, excellent, splendid.
  3. worthy, meet, fit, becoming.

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References[edit]

  • weorþlíc in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary