Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From miht +‎ -līċe.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmixtˌliː.t͡ʃe/, [ˈmiçtˌliː.t͡ʃe]

AdverbEdit

mihtlīċe

  1. mightily, powerfully, in power; with might
  2. possible; possibly
  • Ða cƿæþ se Hælend, Ȝyf ðu ȝelyfan miht, ealle þinȝ synd ȝelyfedum mihtlice.
  • Jesus said unto him, “If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth."

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: myȝtly, myghtely

ReferencesEdit

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