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un-feor

  • adverb
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un-feor, un-feorr; adv.
Not far off.
marking position,
at no great distance off,
where the point from which the distance is measured is given by an adverb
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  • Ðǽr wæs unfeorr (-feor, MS. A.) án swýna heord

    erat non longe ab illis grex porcorum,

      Mt. Kmbl. 8, 30.
  • Ðá geseah hé deófol ðǽr unfeor standan,

      Blickl. Homl. 227, 24.
with dative
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  • Ðá hé wæs unfeor ðam húse

    cum non longe esset a domo,

      Lk. Skt. 7, 6.
  • Ðæt is unfeor ðære byrig Neapoli

    quod est non longe a Neapoli,

      Bd. 4, 1; S. 563, 30: Cd. Th. 125, 22; Gen. 2083.
  • Unfeor herge

    haud procul a delubro,

      Hpt. Gl. 493, 36.
with dative and adverb
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  • Se rinc him ðǽr rom geseah unfeor þanon standan,

      Cd. Th. 177, 9; Gen. 2927.
with preposition
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  • Hí wǽron unfeor fram lande

    non longe erant a terra,

      Jn. Skt. 21, 8.
  • Fram ðam mynstre unfeor wæs ðære abbudissan mynster

    a quo (monasterio) non longe, illa monasterium habebat,

      Bd. 3, 11; S. 536, 1.
where the point from which distance is measured is implied
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  • Wutað ðætte unfeorr sié

    scitote quod in proximo sit,

      Mk. Skt. Lind. 13, 29.
with verbs of motion, (to)
no great distance
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  • Hig wendan, unfeorr út on Wealas

    they marched a short distance into Wales,

      Chr. 1055; Erl. 190, 12.
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  • un-feor, adv.