GEÓ
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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GEÓ
gió; adv. Formerly, of old, before; quandam, olim, pridem Ða lióþ ðe ic, wrecca, geó lustbǽrlíce song, ic sceal nu heófiende singan the lays which I, an exile, formerly with delight sung, I shall now mourning sing, Bt. 2; Fox 4, 7: Bt. Met. Fox 10, 68; Met. 10, 34. Ðú wið Criste geó wunne thou of old didst strive against Christ, Exon. 71 b; Th. 267, 25; Jul. 420: 19 b; Th. 51, 11; Cri. 814: Cd. 106; Th. 139, 12; Gen. 2308: Menol. Fox 34; Men. 17. Wæs ðis eálond geó gewurþad mid æðelestum ceastrum this island was formerly adorned with the noblest cities, Bd. 1, 1; S. 473, 25. Geþenc se snottra fengel hwæt wit geó sprǽcon do thou, sagacious prince, bear in mind what we have before spoken, Beo. Th. 2957; B. 1476. Geó ǽr long before, Bd. 4, 19; S. 589, 17. Geó dagum in days of old, formerly, 4, 27; S. 605, note 2. Geó geára formerly, Bt. 31, 1; Fox 112, 15. Geó hwílum in times of old, formerly, 2; Fox 4, 9. [Goth. ju: O. Sax. giu: O. H. Ger. giu.]
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