EFEN
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective, Adverb, Preposition
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
EFEN
efn, æfen; adj. EVEN, equal; æquus, plānus, æquālis Modes gecynde gréteþ grorn efen winde the disposition of his mind approached sadness equal to the wind, Exon. 94 b; Th. 354, 22; Reim. 49. On efen, adv. together; simul, una Englas on efen bláwaþ býman angels shall blow the trumpet together. Exon. 20 b; Th. 55, 10; Cri. 881: Ps. Th. 116, 1. On efen, prep. On even ground, on a level, by, near, aside with; in æquāli, juxta Him on efn ligeþ ealdor-gewinna by him lies his vital adversary, Beo. Th. 5798; B. 2903. [Wyc. Piers P. Chauc. even: Laym. æfne, efne: Orm. efenn:. Plat. even, ewen, effen: O. Sax. eban: Frs. even: O. Frs. ivin, even: Dut. even, effen: Ger. eben: M. H. Ger. eben, öbene: O. H. Ger. eban: Goth. ibns: Dan. jävn: Swed. jemn: Icel. jafn, jamn.] DER. un-efen.
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