ufor
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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ufor
cpve.: ufemest; spve. adv. Higher; highest Ufor superius, ufemest supreme, Ælfc. Gr. 38; Zup. 240, 10. I. local, a. at or to a greater height Seó sunne stígþ ufor and ufor, Bt. 25; Fox 88, 27. Saturnus wandraþ ofer óþrum steorrum ufor ðonne ǽnig óþer tungol, 36, 2; Fox 174, 14. Seó sunne is micle ufor (furþor, MS. R.) ðonne se móna, Lchdm. iii. 242, 11. Náþor ne ufor (ufror, MS. R.) ne nyðor, 254, 17: 266, 18. Swá hí ufor férdon, Homl. Th. ii. 548, 15. Gif se ord sié ufor ðonne hindeweard sceaft, L. Alf. pol. 36; Th. i. 84, 17. Se earn flýhð ealra fugela ufemest, Homl. Skt. i. 15, 198. b. where distance rather than height is marked (cf. to go up country), farther from a coast, from a spot Hér fór se here ufor on Fronclond in this year the Danes made their way further inland in France, Chr. 881; Erl. 82, 4: Beo. Th. 5895; B. 2951. Ðá hét ic hí hwæthwega ufor gán I bade them retire somewhat from the spot, Homl. Th. ii. 32, 22: i. 70, 35. c. of position, higher, at or to a more honourable place Lá freónd site ufur amice ascende superius, Lk. Skt. 14, 10. II. metaphorical, higher Hé bið suá micle sél gehiéred suá hé ufor gestent on his lífes geearnungum, Past. 14; Swt. 81, 17. Nabbaþ hí nán gód ofer ðæt tó sécanne, ne hí nánwuht ne magon ne ufor ne útor findan, Bt. 34, 12; Fox 154, 16: Exon. Th. 427, 8; Rä. 41, 88. III. temporal, later. v. ufera, II. Fíf nihtum ufor five days later, Menol. Fox 355; Men. 179: 68; Men. 34. Ðonne ymb .iii. niht gesécæn hiom sǽmend, búton ðam ufor leófre sió ðe ða tihtlan áge then after three days let them seek themselves an arbitrator, unless the prosecutor would liever do it later, L. H. E. 10; Th. i. 30, 19. [All þiss icc seȝȝde her uferr mar, Orm. 1715. Icel. ofarr higher up; of time, later.]
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