hwanne
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
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hwanne
hwænne, hwonne; adv. When. I. in direct questions Quando venisti hwænne cóm ðú? is interrogativum, Ælfc. Gr. 38; Som. 40, 64. Hwonne ǽr beó deád oððe hwænne his nama áspringe quando morietur, et peribit nomen ejus? Ps. Th. 40, 5. II. in dependent clauses Quando ero doctus hwænne beó ic gelǽred, is infinitivum, Som. 40, 65. Sege ús hwænne ðás þing gewurdon dic nobis quando ista fient, Mk. Skt. 13, 4: Mt. Kmbl. 2, 7. Þincþ him tó lang hwænne hé beó genumen of ðyses lífes earfoþnyssum it seems to him too long [to the time] when he shall be taken from the troubles of this life, Homl. Th. i. 140, 9. Lǽt gebídan beornas ðíne hwænne ðú eft cyme let thy men await the time of thy return, Andr. Kmbl. 800; An. 400. Ðá wæs ðæt hé sorgiende bád hwonne seó ádl tó him cóme qui cum sollicitus horam accessionis exspectaret, Bd. 3, 12; S. 537, 6. Hit biþ long hwonne se hláford cume moram facit Dominus meus venire, Past. 17, 8; Swt. 121, 12. Hit earfoþe is ǽnegum menn tó witanne hwonne hé geclǽnsod síe it is difficult for any man to know when he is cleansed, 7, 2; Swt. 51, 5. Sǽles bídeþ hwonne ǽr heó cræft hyre cýðan móte it waits for the time for displaying its art [cf. O. Sax. that werod béd hwan ér the fródo man gifrumid habdi waldandes willeon], Exon. 108 b; Th. 413, 29; Rä. 32, 13. III. indefinite, at some time Se ilca ús wile nú hwonne eft mid eallum egesan gesécan the same will visit us again at some time with all terror, Blickl. Homl. 123, 32. [Laym. whenne, wonne: Orm. whanne: O. and N. hwanne, wonne: A. R. hwonne, hwon: Wick. whanne: Chauc. whan: Goth. O. Sax. hwan: O. H. Ger. hwanne, hwenne quando, aliquando: Ger. wann.]
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