hwéne
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hwéne
hwǽne [ = hwoene]; adv. A little, somewhat Hwéne ǽr a little before, Bt. 23; Fox 78, 27. Hwéne ǽror, Homl. Th. i. 358, 24. Hwéne wíddre ðonne bydenfæt somewhat wider than a bushel measure, Blickl. Homl. 127, 6. Hwéne rúmedlícor paulo latius, Past. 12; Swt. 75, 17. Nioþor hwéne somewhat lower, Beo. Th. 5392; B. 2699. Hwǽne heardor and strangor paulo districtius, Bd. 1, 27; S. 490, 12. Hwǽne ǽr, Shrn. 50, 13. Hwǽne gangende progressus pusillum, Mt. Kmbl. Rush. 26, 39. Hwoene læssan paulo minus, Ps. Stev. 8, 6. [In Cumberland Dialect wheen, whun a few: Scot. quheyne few; quhene a small number; wheen a number.] v. hwón.
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