húru
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
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húru
adv. At least, at all events, at any rate, in any case, however, even, yet, only, indeed, certainly, especially Húru gif ic hæfde ǽnne penig saltim si haberem unum denarium, Ælfc. Gr. 44; Som. 46, 35. Húru nú hæfþ mín heáfod uppáhafen ofer míne fýnd nunc autem exaltavit caput meum super inimicos meos, Ps. 26, 7. Ðæt ic húru underfó sum fóstercild of hyre si forte saltem ex illa suscipiam filios, Gen. 16, 2. Beó ðú húru gehyrt tu tantum confortare, Jos. 1, 18, 17. Húru ðæt hig ofer niht ðǽron ne wunigon ita saltem ut non per noctem ibi restent, L. Ecg. C. 39; Th. ii. 164, 2. Óðre lytle fugelas sind læssan ðonne heó sý and hwæðere hí ofsleáþ sum þing húru ðás fleógan other little birds are less than it [the dove] is, and yet they kill something, at any rate these flies, Homl. Th. ii. 46, 17. Woldon hine habban húru swá deádne they would have him when he was dead at any rate, 518, 23. Húru fífténe míla brád at least fifteen miles broad, Ors. 1, 1; Swt. 20, 8. Ðæt hé húru þreó þing ðananforþ healdan wille, L. Eth. v. 6; Th. i. 306, 8 : L. C. E. 19; Th. i. 370, 33. Be emnihte oððe húru be ealra hálgena mæssan by the equinox or in any case by Allhallows' mass, L. Eth. ix. 9; Th. i. 342, 22. Eallum cristenum gebyreþ ðæt hí riht lufian and húru [certainly ] gehádode men scylon á riht rǽran, L. I. P. 7; Th. ii. 312, 34. Húru hit wyrþ ðonne egeslíc, Swt. A. S. Rdr. 104, 5. Gif hit on ǽnegum men ǽnige hwíle fæstlíce wunaþ se deáþ hit húru áfirreþ, Bt. 8; Fox 26, 4. Ðæt deáh tó ǽlcum and húru tó deópun dolgum it is good for all, and especially for deep wounds, L. M. 1, 45; Lchdm. ii. 114, 1. Ðæt man cristene men and unforworhte of earde ne sylle ne húru on hǽðene leóde certainly not to a heathen nation, L. Eth. v. 2; Th. i. 304, 15. Heora eáþmetto ne mihton náuht forstandan ne húru heora ofermetta their humility could not avail aught, and certainly not their pride, Bt. 29, 2; Fox 104, 34. [A.R. hure.]
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