hwanan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb, Conjunction
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hwanan
hwanon, hwonan, hwanone; adv. Whence. I. in direct questions Interrogativa synd áxigendlíce, unde hwanan, Ælfc. Gr. 38; Som. 41, 58. Hwanon hæfde hé coccel unde habet zizania? Mt. Kmbl. 13, 27. Hwanun wát ic þis unde hoc sciam? Lk. Skt. 1, 18. Hwanone sceoldest ðú specan on Hebréisc how should you speak in Hebrew? Nicod. 4; Thw. 2. 27. II. in dependent clauses Hí spyredan hwæt and hwonan hé wæs investigantes unde vel quis esset, Bd. 1, 33; S. 499, 12. Ic ne wát hwonon his cyme sindon I know not whence is his coming, Exon. 50 b; Th. 175, 18; Gú. 1196. Hwanan, Beo. Th. 4798; B. 2403. Ðá næfde hé hwanon hé his wer águlde he had not means to pay his 'wer,' Chart. Th. 207, 36. [Laym. whanene: O. and N. wanene, hwenene, hwenne: Ayenb. huannes: Chauc. whennes: O. Sax. hwanan: O. H. Ger. hwanan, hwanana: Ger. wannen.] DER. ǽg-, ge-, ná-, ó-hwanon.
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