wiþ-æftan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb, Preposition
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wiþ-æftan
prep. adv. Behind. I. prep. 1. with dat. Heó hym tó geneálǽhte wyðæftan hym, Homl. Ass. 182, 48. Hí cómon tó Wiht, and námon ðǽr ðæt him ǽr wiðæftan wæs (what had been left behind them ), Chr. 1052; Erl. 183, 25. 2. with acc. or doubtful Heó com wiðæftan ða menigu uenit in turba retro , Mk. Skt. 5, 27. Sette syrwa wiðæftan ða burh pone insidias urbi post eam , Jos. 8, 2. Heó stód wiðæftan his fét stans retro secus pedes eius , Lk. Skt. 7, 38. Ðú áwurpe míne word wiðæftan ðé, R. Ben. 12, 3. II. adv. Án wíf geneálǽhte wiðæftan mulier accessit retro , Mt. Kmbl. 9, 20. Fíf scipubelifan wiðæftan, Chr. 1047; Erl. 175, 12. Wiðeftan posse (= post se filios derelinquet, Prov. 20, 7), Kent. Gl. 735.
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