ǽr
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb, Conjunction
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ǽr
conj. Add:1. with indic. (or uncertain) Hý hié hindan ofrídan ne meahte, ǽr hié on ðám fæstenne wǽron, Chr. 877; P. 74, 18. Hí cwǽdon ðæt Críst nǽre, ǽr hé ácenned wæs of Marian, Hml. Th. i. 70, 5. Hit long first wæs ǽr hé út wolde faran tó gefeohte, ǽr him mon sǽde ðæt hié wolden faran tó Italiam, Ors. 5, 8; S. 232, 4. 2. with subjunctive Hé hét átimbran ðá burg, ǽr hé ðonan fóre, Chr. 919; S. 100, 14. Nánwuht ne byð yfel, ǽr mon wéne ðæt hit yfel seó, Bt. 11, 1; F. 32, 30. 3. with the verb to be inferred Ðæt se Fæder wǽre ǽr se Sunu, Hml. Th. i. 290, 7. Nán þing næs ǽr hé, Hml. S. 1, 65. Blódlǽs is tó forgánne fíftýne nihtum ǽr hláfmæsse, Lch. ii. 146, 8. Ðá geácsedon ðá consulas ðæt ǽr, ǽr Hannibal, Ors. 4, 10; S. 198, 23. Heó cymð ǽr, ǽr ðá wyrðmynðu, Past. 209, 16. See ǽr; adv. II. ¶, III.
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