geára
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
geára
adv. [gen. pl. of geár a year] YORE, formerly, of old, long since, once; ōlim, antīquĭtus, quondam Se geára hider fram ðam eádigan Gregorie sended wæs qui olim huc a beato Gregorio directus fuit, Bd. 2, 3; S. 504, 44. Ic þeódenmádmas geára forgeáfe I princely treasures gave of old, Cd. 22; Th. 26, 21; Gen. 410. Ðú on geóguþfeore geára gecwǽde thou in youthful life long since didst say, Beo. Th. 5322; B. 2664 : Ps. Th. 73, 12 : 80, 10 : 104, 6 : 118, 152. Geára iú, Exon. 76 b; Th. 287, 30; Wand. 22 : 84 a; Th. 316, 31; Mód. 57 : Bt. Met. Fox 1, 1; Met. 1, 1. [Laym. ȝære, ȝare : Chauc. yore.] DER. ǽr-geára, fyrn-, geó-, iú-, un-.
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