ǽr
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Preposition
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ǽr
prep, d. Before; ante Ǽr his swylt-dæge before his death-day, Cd. 62; Th. 74, 12; Gen. 1221. Ǽr dægréde before dawn, 223; Th. 294, 4; Sat. 466. Ǽr sunnan his nama sóþfæst standeþ, byþ his setl ǽr swylce ðonne móna ante solem permanebit nomen ejus, et ante lunam sedes ejus, Ps. Th. 71, 17. Ǽr ðam flóde ante diluvium, Mt. Bos. 24, 38. Ǽr ðé before thee, Bt. 41, 3; Fox 246, 26. Ǽr ðam before that, before; antequam, Mt. Bos. 6, 8: Exon. 61a; Th. 224, 22; Ph. 379. Ǽr ðam ðe before that which, till; priusquam, Ps. Spl. 38, 18: Mt. Bos. 12, 20. [O. Sax. ér ante: M. H. Ger. O. H. Ger. ér ante.]
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