raðe
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
raðe
(aspirated and unaspirated forms occur, and each can alliterate; the two forms are given separately. v. hraðe); adv. Quickly, soon, at once, directly, without hesitation Raðe ilico, Wrt. Voc. ii. 44, 68 : ocius, 64, 47. Ræðe ultro, 90, 8. Heó nam raðe (cito ) hyre wǽfels, Gen. 24, 65. Cwelle hig man raðe (statim ), L. Ecg. C. 39; Th. ii. 164, 1. Ðæt hine mon slóge swá raðe swá mon hiora fiénd wolde that they should kill him as soon (with as little compunction) as they would their enemies, Ors. 1, 12; Swt. 52, 35. Ða men wǽron swá raðe deáde swá ðæt yfel him an becom, 4, 5; Swt. 166, 7. Raðe ðæs directly afterwards, 3, 10; Swt. 138, 33. Héht lífes brytta leóht forþcuman ofer rúmne grund; raðe wæs gefylled heáhcininges hǽs, Cd. Th. 8, 13; Gen. 123 : 95, 26; Gen. 1584 : Exon. Th. 93, 15; Cri. 1526 : Beo. Th. 1453; B. 724. Ðæs cymþ raðor iste egredietur prius, Gen. 38, 28. Ne þincþ eów nó ðý raðor (none the sooner ) heora genóh, Bt. 13; Fox 38, 31 : 30, 1; Fox 108, 9. Nán man hit náh tó geáhnianne raðost þinga (at the earliest ), ǽr syx mónþum æfter ðam ðe hit forstolen wæs, L. C. S. 24; Th. i. 390, 13. Swá ðæt cild raðost ǽnig þing specan mǽge as soon as ever the child can speak, Wulfst. 39, 8. Ðonne mágon wé hí swá raðosð (in the quickest manner possible ) tó ryhte gecierran, Past. 32; Swt. 209, 21.
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