fór-neáh
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
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fór-neáh
fór-neán; adv. Very nearly, nigh, nearly, almost, about; prŏpe, fĕre, pæne, paulo mĭnus, circĭter Fórneáh fĕre, Ælfc. Gr. 33; Som. 37, 50. Fórneáh oððe hwæt-hwega hí fordydon me on eorþan paulo mĭnus consummāvērunt me in terram, Ps. Lamb. 118, 87: 93, 17. Seó upastíhþ fórneán óþ ðone mónan it extends upwards very nearly to the moon, Bd. de nat. rerum; Wrt. popl. science 17, 4; Lchdm. iii. 272, 18. Fórneán fĕre, Ælfc. Gr. 38; Som. 41, 45. Míne fórneán astyrode synt fét mei pæne mōti sunt pĕdes, Ps. Lamb. 72, 2. Fórneán þreó þusend circĭter tria millia, Ælfc. Gr. 47; Som. 47, 42, 43.
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