of
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb, Preposition
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of
prep. with dat., or adv. Of, from, out of, off. I. with the idea of motion, α. as the opposite of in, into Se wyll ástáh upp of ðære eorþan fons ascendebat e terra, Ælfc. Gr. 47; Som. 47, 61. Hé ástáh of ðam wætere ascendit de aqua, Mt. Kmbl. 3, 16. 'Drihten ásette on sunnan his hús, and of ðæm út eode swá swá brýdguma of his brýdbúre.' Ðæt wæs ðonne ðæt se wuldorcyning on middangeard cwom forþ of ðæm innoþe ðære á clǽnan fǽmnan, Blickl. Homl. 9, 30-33. Faran of stówe tó óðerre, 19, 23 : Gen. 12, 4. β. as the opposite of on Moises eode nyðer of ðam munte tó ðam folce, Ex. 19, 14. Crist of heofona heánessum on ðínne innoþ ástígeþ, Blickl. Homl. 5, 13. II. with the idea of direction from, but at the same time continuous connection with an object from which an act or thing proceeds Drihten lócaþ of heofenum Dominus de caelo prospexit, Ps. Th. 13, 3. Of wealle geseah weard Scyldinga, Beo. Th. 463; B. 229. Of ðam leóma stód from it stretched a ray, 5532; B. 2769. Ic geseah Ðrihten of ansíne tó ansíne, Gen. 32, 30. On ðæm dæge plegedon hié of horsum, Ors. 3, 7; Swt. 118, 29 : 3, 9; Swt. 132, 19. III. with the idea of origin or source Ða nítenu of eallum cinne and of eallum fugelcynne, Gen. 7, 8. Ðá feóllon ða ciningas ofslagene of Sodoman and Gomorran rex Sodomorum et Gomorrhae ceciderunt ibi, 14, 10. Sum wer of Sceotta þeóde, Bd. 4, 25; S. 599, 27. Ða óðre seofan syndon derivativa, ðæt is ðæt hí cumaþ of ðám óðrum, Ælfc. Gr. 15; Som. 17, 44. Of Geáta fruman syndon Cantware ... Of Seaxum cóman Eást-Seaxan and Súþ-Seaxan and West-Seaxan, Bd. 1, 15; S. 483, 21-24. Ða men of Lundenbyrig, Chr. 896; Erl. 94, 17. Ðás woruldgesǽlþa of heora ágnum gecynde and heora ágnes gewealdes náuht góde ne sient, Bt. 16, 3; Fox 54, 17. Wæs sió bysen of him (the example that had its origin with them ) ofer ealle world, Ors. 1, 5; Swt. 34. 31. Hié woldon of ǽlcerre byrig him self anwald habban (imperare singulae cupiunt ) ... Ðá bǽdan hié Philippus ǽrest of ánre byrig, ðonne of óðerre, ðæt hé him on fultume wǽre, 3, 7; Swt. 112, 19-23. Mé of brýde bearn ne wócon, Cd. Th. 131, 30; Gen. 2184 : Exon. Th. 433, 26; Rä. 51, 2. Him stent ege of ðé timebunt te, Deut. 28, 10. Wendan on Englisc, hwílum word be worde, hwílum andgit of andgite, Past. Swt. 7, 20. Hwæðer ǽnig man wǽre ðe ǽnige mǽrþa of ðam Hǽlende hælde, St. And. 36, 31. Sóðfæstnesse, ða ðe ic gehýrde of Gode, Jn. Skt. 8, 40. IV. denoting the agent from whom an action proceeds, by Æþelstán wæs gecoren tó cynge of Myrcum, Chr. 924; Erl. 111, 34. Hér wearþ Eádward cing gecoren tó hláfuorde of Scotta cinge and of Scotton and of eallum Norðhumbrum, Erl. 111, 11. Hé wæs of cilda múþe gecnáwen and weorþad, Blickl. Homl. 71, 33. V. denoting the instrument Weorþian wé ða cláþas his hádes, of ðǽm wæs úre gecynd geedneówod, 11, 9. Hé of .v. hláfon and of twám fixum fíf þúsend manna gefylde, St. And. 28, 32. VI. denoting material or substance Reáf of olfenda hǽrum, Mt. Kmbl. 3, 4. Gyld of golde an idol of gold, Cd. Th. 226, 22; Dan. 175. Adam ðe wæs of eorþan geworht, 23, 26; Gen. 365. Hæfdon of ðæm hreóde on scipwísan geworht factis ex harundine naviculis, Nar. 11, 18. Offrunga of nýtenum, Lev. 1, 2. Ne biþ on hláfe ánum mannes líf, ac of eallum ðæm worde ðe gáþ of Godes múþe, Blickl. Homl. 27, 9. VII. denoting removal, separation, or privation Of slǽpe áwreht, Homl. Th. i. 60, 19. Ðæt ðú of deáþe áríse, 66, 30, Álýs ús of yfele, Mt. Kmbl. 6, 13. Beó of ðysum hál, Mk. Skt. 5, 34. Hé gehǽlde manega of ádlum ge of wítum and of yfelum gástum, Lk. Skt. 7, 21. Sundor of ðæm weorode apart from the multitude, Blickl. Homl. 15, 7. Ásceofene of gefeán neorxna wanges, 17, 15. Wæs ádǽled wæter of wætrum, Cd. Th. 10, 5; Gen. 152. Dyde him of healse hring gyldenne, Beo. Th. 5610; B. 2809. Ðone cynelícan naman of Róme byrig ádydon, Bt. 16, 1; Fox 50, 9. Ne þincþ mé náuht óðres of (nothing different from ) ðínum spellum, 36, 4; Fox 178, 24. Fixas cwelaþ gyf hí of wætere beóþ, Lchdm. iii. 272, 25. VIII. as regards, about Fela spella him sǽdon ða Beormas ǽgðer ge of hiera ágnum lande ge of ðǽm landum ðe ymb hié útan wǽron, Ors. 1, 1; Swt. 17, 31. IX. partitive Ic nyme of ðínum gáste, Num. 11, 17. Heó genam of ðæs treówes wæstme, Gen. 3, 6 : Lk. Skt. 20, 10. Syllaþ ús of eówrum ele, Mt. Kmbl. 25, 8. Ic ne drince of ðysum eorþlícan wíne, 26, 29. Se Peohta þeóde of myclum dǽle (in great part ) geeode, Bd. 2, 5; S. 506, 20. Swá án of ðydon, Mt. Kmbl. 6, 29. Án eá of ðám hátte Fison, Gen. 2, 11. Ðú ne gesihst ǽnigne of Godes ðám hálgum, St. And. 16, 8 : Exon. Th. 154, 5; Gú. 838. X. marking time Of ðam dæge; Jn. Skt. 11, 53. Of sunnan upgange,Swt. A. S. Rdr. 98, 96. Of ðyssan forþ áwa tó worulde, Ps. Th. 112, 2. Of cildháde, Elen. Kmbl. 1826; El. 915. XI. adverbially a. denoting separation, removal, privation Ic ðé ðíne téþ of ábeáte I knock out your teeth for you, Lchdm. i. 326, 15. Búton hé him wille fǽhþe of áceápian unless he will buy off the feud from himself, L. In. 74; Th. i. 150, 2. Petrus ácearf him of ðæt swýðre eáre, Jn. Skt. 18, 10. Ðonne án tweó of ádón biþ, Bt. 39, 4; Fox 216, 19. Gif man cealf of ádrífe, L. Alf. pol. 16; Th. i. 72, 1. Hé áslóh of ánys ðæra sacerda ealdres þeówan eáre, Mt. Kmbl. 26, 51. Átió of ða þornas, Bt. 23; Fox 78, 22. Gif ðara lima hwilc of biþ, 37, 3; Fox 190, 27. Ceorf of ðæt lim, Homl. Th. i. 516, 4. Ealles ðæs ðe ðenne on biþ, bútan ðæt man scel for hyre sáulle of dón, Chart. Th. 534, 7. Ða reáf ðe hé him of dyde, R. Ben. 103, 1. Seó eádmódnys heáwþ of ðære módinysse heáfod humilitas amputat caput superbiae, Gl. Prud. 36 b. Him mon slóg ða handa of, ðá ðæt heáfod, Ors. 4, 5; Swt.168, 5. Wring of ða wyrta, Lchdm, iii. 58, 30. b. denoting motion Man sceolde mid sáre on ðás world cuman, and mid sáre of gewítan, Blickl. Homl. 5, 29. Ðonne hwá on ða leásunga beféhþ, ðonne ne mæg hé of, Past. 35; Swt. 239, 17. c. denoting direction Stód se leóma him of swylce fýren þecelle, Bd. 5, 23; S. 645, 29. d. denoting origin or source Ðære þeóde ðe hé of com, 5, 19; S. 639, 37. On ðære béc ðe wé ðás of álesan, 4, 10; S. 578, 15. Hé ǽnne calic sealde his gingrum of tó súpenne, Homl. Th. ii. 244, 13. [Goth. Icel. O. Sax. af : O. Frs. of : O. H. Ger. ab.]
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