BET
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
BET
bett; adv. [? from bet well; comp. betor better? contracted to bet; sup. betost contracted to betst, q. v. ] BETTER; melius Ðá acsode he, to hwylcum tíman him bet wǽre interrogabat ergo horam ab eis in qua melius habuerit, Jn. Bos. 4, 52. Ðæt se hwǽte mǽge ðý bet weaxan that the wheat may grow the better, Bt. 23; Fox 78, 24. Hwonne his horse bett wurde till his horse should be better, Bd. 3, 9; S. 533, 34. [Chauc. Piers bet : Scot. bet : O. Sax. bet : Frs. O. Frs. bet : M. Dut. N. Dut. bet : Ger. basz : M. H. Ger. baz : O. H. Ger. baz : O. Nrs. betr.] DER. abet. v. wel well.
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