forane
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
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forane
forne; adv. Take here forne, fórne (l. forne) in Dict. , and add: I. alone, 1. denoting anticipation, prevention, beforehand (as in to be beforehand with a person) Forne forféþ anlicipet, An. Ox. 603. Sý forne forfangen preoccupetur, . . . precedat, 1236. Forne forgán, gelettan praepedire, i. praeoccupare, 3949. Heó þone ealdan forene forféng, and him ne geþafode fulfremodlíce on þá eorðan astreccan she anticipated the old man, and did not permit him to prostrate himself completely, Hml, S. 23 b, 605. Ic hæbbe mid Godes fultume forene forfangen, eów nǽfre heonforð þanon nán unfrið tó ne cymð I have with God's help taken measures to prevent hostility ever from this time forth coming to you from Denmark, Cht. E. 230, 4. 2. denoting defence Gif hwá þeóf friðige oððe forena forlicge (interpose in his behalf ), Che. E. 230, 33. II. with prep. Opposite, in front of, against. 1. geán Ðǽre wyrte wyrtruman áhóh . . . swá hé hangie forne geán ðá miltan. Lch. i. 110, 24. Forne geán Biccenclife, C. D. iii. 4, 12. Forne gén hys ágen land, iv. 221, 6. 2. ongeán (á-) hé eft cume hyre forne ágeán, Lch. iii. 248, 17. 3. tógeánes Ic him eft wille sændan fleógende fláne forane tógeánes, Lch. iii. 52, 25. [v. N. E. D. forne. O. Sax. forana.]
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