fóre
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Preposition
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
fóre
= fór; prep. dat. acc. I. before; cōram, ante, in conspectu, præsente vel audiente ălĭquo, ante; with the dative; cum dătīvo Se ár Godes ánne wísfæstne wer gehálgode fóre ðam heremægene the messenger of God consecrated a wise man before the host, Andr. Kmbl. 3299; An. 1652. Fela gé fóre monnum míðaþ ye conceal much before men, Exon. 39 a; Th. 130, 10; Gú. 436. Hý fóre leódum leóhte blícaþ they shall shine brightly before the people, 26 a; Th. 76, 13; Cri. 1239. Gehealdne sind sáwle wið synnum fóre sigedéman souls have been preserved from sins before the judge triumphant, Exon. 23 b; Th. 65, 28; Cri. 1061. Fóre Waldende before the Lord, 23 b; Th. 66, 12; Cri. 1070. Fóre onsýne écan Dryhtnes standaþ stíþferhþe the stout-hearted stand before the face of the eternal Lord, Andr. Kmbl. 1441; An. 721. Fóre eágum before the eyes, Exon. 27 a; Th. 81, 15; Cri. 1324. II. before; ante, with the accusative; cum accusātīvo Sendon hira béne fóre bearn Godes they sent their petition before the Son of God, Andr. Kmbl. 2056; An. 1030. Ne sceal ic míne onsýn fóre eówere mengu míðan I shall not conceal my countenance before your multitude, Exon. 43 a; Th. 144, 17; Gú. 679. Fóre þreó niht before three nights, Andr. Kmbl. 369; An. 185. III. sometimes fóre follows its case or is separated from it On ðone Drihten ðe ðes háligdóm is fóre hálig by the Lord before whom this relic is holy, L. O. 1. 2; Th. i. 178, 3, 12. Ðes ár me fóre stondeþ this messenger stands before me, Exon. 69 b; Th. 259, 5; Jul. 277. Cumaþ him fóre come before him, Ps. Th. 94, 6. Scíneþ ðé leóht fóre the light shines before thee, Cd. 29; Th. 38, 30; Gen. 614. Him wépan fóre plōrēmus cōram eo. Ps. Th. 94, 6.
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