þanécan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb, Conjunction
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
þanécan
þe whenever, as soon as ever Ðonécan þe heó útan behwerfed sié (cf. þonne hió ǽrest sié útan behwerfed, Met. 13, 77), Bt. 25; Fox 88, 34. Þeáh hí nú eall hiora líf áwriten hæfdon, hú ne forealldodon ða gewritu þeáh and losodon ðonécan þe hit wǽre swá some swá ða wríteras dydon and eác ða þe hí ymbe writon though they indeed had written all their life, yet would not the writings have become antiquated and have perished, as soon as ever it was done, in the same way as the writers did, and those too about whom they wrote; quamquam quid ipsa scripta proficiant, quae cum suis auctoribus premit longior atque obscura vetustas? 18, 3; Fox 64, 28. Ac þonécan (þan-, Bod. MS.) þe hé ðone anweald forlǽt, oððe se anweald hine, ðonne ne biþ hé ðam dysegan weorþ, 27, 1; Fox, 94, 20. v. (?) éce.
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