oft
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
oft
adv. Oft, often Oft (saepe) hé fylþ on fýr, and gelómlíce (crebro) on wæter. Mt. Kmbl. 17, 15. Oft (oftust. Lind. Rush. ) sepe, Mk. Skt. 5, 4: interdum, Wrt. Voc. ii. 48, 38. Hú oft quotiens, Lk. Skt. 13, 34. Swá oft swá ða óðre hergas út fóron, ðonne fóron hié, Chr. 894 ; Erl. 90, 5. Hí beóþ ðæs ðe lator ðe hí oftor ymbþeahtiaþ, Past. 56; Swt. 435, 2. Hwílum hé wæs on horse sittende, ac oftor on his fótum gongende, Bd. 4, 27 ; S. 604, 12. Hé oftust on gebedum áwunode, 3, 12 ; S. 537, 22. Oftost, Met. 4, 28. [Goth. ufta : O. Sax. oft, ofto: O. Frs. ofta: Icel. oft, opt: O. H. Ger. oft, ofto.] v. for-oft.
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