hindan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
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hindan
adv. From behind, at the back, in the rear, behind Ðá hét hé gewríðan ðone páþan and ðone ððerne preóst tó his hricge hindan then he ordered the pope to be bound, and the other priest behind to his back, Homl. Th. ii. 310, 31. Hindan þyrel pierced from behind, Exon. 129 b; Th. 497, 24; Ra. 87, 5. Is him ðæt heáfod hindan gréne its head is green at the back, 60a; Th. 218, 12; Ph. 293. Hie hindan ofridan ne meahte could not overtake them, Chr. 877; Erl. 78, 21: 894; Erl. 92, 22: Erl. 93, 7: 911; Erl. 100, 26: Ors. 6, 36; Bos. 131, 25. Heówan herefléman hindan þearle smote sorely the fugitives, pressing on their rear, Chr. 937; Erl. 112, 23; Æðelst. 23. Se cyng férde him æt hindan and offerde hi the king marched in their rear [pursued them] and overtook them, 1016; Erl. 158, l. Pharao férde him æt hindan Pharao pursued after them, Swt. A. S. Rdr. 63, 226. [Goth. hindana beyond: O. Sax. bi-hindan: O. H. Ger. hintana: Ger. hinten.]
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