bufan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb, Preposition
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In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
bufan
prep. adv. Add: A. prep. I. with dat. 1. local, a. above, at a point higher than Æteówode leóht bufon ðám apostole, Hml. Th. i. 76, 9. Hangaþ bufan þǽm lástum leóhtfæt, Bl. H. 127, 28. Hí licgað bufan eorðan on hyra húsum, Ors. 1, 1; S. 20, 24. Gif se earm bið forad bufan elnbogan, Ll. Th. i. 94, 24. Hé ofwearp þone ent bufon ðám eágan, Hml. S. 18, 24. b. upon Byrgenne, swelce hiera þeáw wæs þæt mon rícum monnum bufan eorðan worhte, Ors. 4, 10; S. 202, 5: 2, 4; S. 74, 19. 2. of time, above, more than Fram ánum mónðe and bufan þám, Num. 3, 15. II. with acc. 1. above, to a point higher than Hé up gewít bufan þá wolcnu, Bt. 7, 3; F. 22, 5. Tugon hié hrægl bufan cneów, Ors. 3, 5; S. 106, 16. 2. upon Lege míne tunecan bufon ðǽra deádra líc, Hml. Th. i. 72, 33. B. adv. of previous mention :--- Swá hit bufan hér áwriten is, Chr. 1052; P. 173, 21. Þæs gemynd ic dyde ǽr feorr bufan. Gr. D. 86, 20.
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