sorhful

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *surgafullaz (full of care; anxious), equivalent to sorh +‎ -ful. Cognate with Old High German sorgfol.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsorx.ful/, [ˈsorˠx.ful]

AdjectiveEdit

sorhful

  1. full of care or anxiety, careful, anxious
  2. sorrowful, mournful, grievous, sad, causing grief or sorrow

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: sorweful

ReferencesEdit

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