IN
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Preposition
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IN
prep. cum dat. inst. acc. 'In is not found in Alfred's Metres, in the Runic poem, or in Byrhtnoþ; it occurs twice in the metrical Psalms, three times in Cædmon's Genesis; elsewhere in the poetry in and on freely interchange; but in prevails in the North, on in the South. The distinctive on has a vertical element [up or down], which easily runs to against or near,' March, p. 163. I. with dat. inst. In, on Wé sceolan on ðisse sceortan tíde geearnian éce ræste ðonne mótan wé in ðære engellícan blisse gefeón mid úrum Drihtne we must in this short time earn eternal rest, then may we in angelic bliss rejoice with our Lord, Blickl. Homl. 83, 2. On sumre stówe hé wæs ðæt man mid his handa neálíce gerǽcean mihte in sumre eáðelíce mid heáfde gebrínan in one place the roof was so that it could hardly be reached with the hand, in another it could easily be touched with the head, 207, 22. Hé wæs on Pannania ðære mǽgde ǽrest on woruld cumen, in Arrea ðæm túne. Wæs hé hweðre in Italia áféded, in Ticinan ðære byrig, 211, 16-18. Ðara monna ðe in ðam here weorþuste wǽron of the men that were most distinguished in the army, Chr. 878 ; Erl. 80, 21. In woruldháde in sæculari habitu, Bd. 4. 23; S. 592, 42 : 4. 7 : S. 574, 34. In regollíces lífes láre swýðe geornful regularis vitæ institutioni multum intenta, 4. 23 ; S. 593, 33. Eall ða hé in gehérnesse geleornian mihte cuncta quæ audiendo discere poterat, 4. 24; S. 598, 5. Hafaþ in hondum heofon and eorþan, Exon. 42 a; Th. 140, 32; Gú. 619. Wé sculon á gemunan in móde ðone sigora waldend we must ever keep in mind the disposer of victories, 84 b ; Th. 318, 15; Mód. 83. Lifgan fracoþ in folcum to live vile among nations, 10 b; Th. 12, 33; Cri. 195. Ðú ðe in dryhtnes noman cwóme thou who didst come in the name of the Lord, 13 b; Th. 26, 5; Cri. 413, In hwítum hræglum gewerede clad in white raiment, 14 a ; Th. 28, 15; Cri. 447 : Cd. 154 ; Th. 191, 10; Exod. 212. Wuniaþ in wynnum they dwell in delights, 224 ; Th. 296, 26 ; Sat. 508. Þafaþ in geþylde allows in patience, Exon.79 a; Th. 297, 20; Crä. 71. Ic on unrihtum eác ðan in synnum geeácnod wæs I was conceived in iniquity and in sin, Ps. C. 50, 60; Ps. Grn. ii. 278, 60: Bd. 2, 12; S. 574, 9. In campe in battle, Beo. Th. 5003 ; B. 2505. In Caines cynne ðone cwealm gewræc éce Drihten the eternal Lord avenged that death among the race of Cain, 214; B. 107. Ne móste Efe ðá gyt wlítan in wuldre Eve might not as yet look on glory, Cd. 222 ; Th. 290, 2; Sat. 409. Ne hafu ic in heáfde hwíte loccas I have not white hairs on my head, Exon. 111 b ; Th. 427, 28; Rä. 41, 98. Ábídan sceolan in sinnihte they shall abide in eternal night, 31 b; Th. 99, 29; Cri. 1632. In grimmum sǽlum in rough seasons, 89 b; Th. 336, 20 ; Gn. Ex. 52. In lífdagum in lifetime, Cd. 163; Th. 204, 22; Exod.423. In geárdagum in days of yore, Beo. Th. 2; B. 1. [Cf. On fyrndagum, Andr. Kmbl. 2 ; An. 1.] On stówe seó is gecíged in Hripum, Bd. 5, 19 ; S. 638, 38. In ðýs ginnan grunde in this wide world, Judth. 9 ; Thw. 21, 1 ; Jud. 2. II. with acc, into, in, to Ǽr ðon ðe hé in heofenas ástige before he ascended into heaven, Blickl. Homl. 125, 16. Genáman his líc and in ða stówe ásetton ðe Vaticanus hátte they took his body and put it into the place called the Vatican, 191. 33. Ðá eode hé in ða cetan then he went into the cell, 219, 14. Gúþlác sette hyht in heofenas, Exon. 39 a ; Th. 128, 18; Gú. 406. Heó hine in ðæt mynster onféng ... Hé eall in ðæt swéteste leóþ gehwyrfde susceptum in monasterium ... Ipse cuncta in carmen dulcissimum convertebat, Bd. 4, 24; S. 598. 3-7. Ðá gewát heó in East-Engla mǽgþe secessit ad provinciam Orientalium Anglorum, 4, 23 ; S. 593. 8 : Exon. 96 b ; Th. 361, 7; Wal. 16. Ne inlǽd úsih in [West Sax. on] costunge ne inducas nos in temtationem, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 6, 13 : Hy. 6, 28; Hy. Grn. ii. 286, 28. Beraþ forþ scíre helmas in sceaþena gemong bear forth your bright helms into the press bf the foes, Judth. 11; Thw. 24, 17; Jud. 193. Héton æðeling lǽdan in wráðra geweald, Andr. Kmbl. 2547; An. 1275. Ðá wæs eft geseted in aldordóm babilone weard the king of Babylon was restored to sovereignty, Cd. 208; Th. 256, 16; Dan. 641. Ðá hié ðá in ðone heofon lócodan æfter him as they looked after him unto heaven, Blickl. Homl. 121, 21. Se ágend upárǽrde reáde streámas in randgebeorh the Lord hath raised up the waters of the Red Sea as a protection, Cd. 156; Th. 196, 24; Exod. 296. Gelǽred in ða gerýno Cristes geleáfan, Bd. 2, 15 ; S. 518, 28. In ða tíd bád ðone écan sige ipso tempore coronam exspectabat æternam, Bd. 4. 23; S. 593. 14 : 2, 3 ; S. 504, 20. In áne tíd in one hour, Andr. Kmbl. 2183 ; An. 1093. Ðín dóm wunaþ in ǽlce tíd thy glory lasteth to all time, Exon. 13 b; Th. 25, 26; Cri. 406. In ealle tíd, Exon. 83 a ; Th. 313, 15; Seef. 124 : 95 b ; Th. 356, 25; Pa, 17. In woruld weorulda in sæcula sæculorum, Elen. Kmbl. 901; El. 452. III. In sometimes follows its case Ðǽr se eádga mót eardes neótan, wyllestreáma wuduholtum in, wunian in wonge, Exon. 61 a; Th. 223, 20; Ph. 362. Blǽd wíde sprang Scyldes eaferan Scedelandum in, Beo. Th. 38; B. 19. [Goth. O. Frs. O. H. Ger. Ger. in : Icel. í : Lat. in : Grk. έν.]
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