fore
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb, Preposition
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fore
adv. Substitute: fore; adv. I. local (lit. or fig.), in front, at the head, as chief Fore tó yrnenne prodeundi, Scint. 224, 7. Eorðcyningas þe folcum hér fore wísien kings that, placed at their head, direct the peoples, Ps. Th. 148, 11. II. temporal, before Fore ic cueð ł ǽr ic sægde praedixi, Mt. L. 28, 7: Mk. L. 13, 23. See also fore; prep., and verbs with fore as prefix. In the Northern specimens many Latin verbs with the prefixes prae, pro are glossed by fore and the verb which translates the simple Latin verb, e.g. foregearuiga praeparauero, Jn. L. 14, 3: foregebécnade praefigurat, Mt. p. 9, 16: forefeóll procidit, Mk. L. 7, 25: foresendeð promittit, Jn. p. 6, 16. Such forms for the most part are not cited. The Latin ob is also rendered by fore e.g. foregeðístrat obcecatum, Mk. L. 6, 5 2: foragémnis observatio, Lk. L. 17, 20: foresuíge obmutesce, 4, 35.
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