FROM
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
FROM
freom; comp. fromra; sup. fromest, frommast; adj. I. FIRM, strong, stout, bold, strenuous; fortis, strēnuus Ic eom on móde from I am firm in mind, Beo. Th. 5048; B. 2527: Exon. 46 a; Th. 156, 13; Gú. 874. Ic eom forþsíþes from I am strenuous of departure, 124 b; Th. 479, 21; Rä. 63, 2: 126 b; Th. 487, 6; Rä. 72, 24. Hý Gúþlác in Godes willan fromne fundon they found Guthlac firm in God's will, 37 b; Th. 123, 9; Gú. 320: Ps. C. 50, 22; Ps. Grn. ii. 277, 22. Ðæt wǽron frome folctogan those were bold leaders, Andr. Kmbl. 15; An. 8: Elen. Kmbl. 521; El. 261: Ps. Th. 103, 5: Bd. 5, 9; S. 622, 25. Wæs Bassa heora látteów Édwines þeng ðæs cyninges se fromesta vēnit illuc dūce Basso, mīlĭte rēgis Æduini fortissĭmo, 2, 20; S. 521, 42: 3, 18; S. 546, 27, col. 2. Hió biþ frommast and swiðost she is most strenuous and most strong, Exon. 128 a; Th. 493, 1; Rä. 81, 3. II. rich, abundant, excellent; ūber, abundans, præstans Swilc biþ mǽgburg menigo ðínre, folcbearnum frome such shall be the family of thy people, abundant in children, Cd. 100; Th. 132, 16; Gen. 2194. Fromum feohgiftum with rich money gifts, Beo. Th. 41; B. 21. Fromra præstantior, Cot. 154. [Orm. frame profit: Plat. fram, fraam pious: O. Sax. from virtuous; fruma, f. benefit: Frs. froem useful: O. Frs. fremo, from beneficial; froma benefit: Dut. vroom virtuous, religious: Ger. fromm pious: M. H. Ger. vrum, vrom useful: O. H. Ger. frum effĭcax; fruma, f. benefit: Dan. Swed. from pious, meek; Icel. frómi honest, guileless.] DER. dǽd-from, hild-, orleg-, síþ-, un-.
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