neán
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neán
. I. add: I a. of time, from a time near at hand. v. feorran Fela wítegan mid heora wítegunge bodedon Drihten tóweardne, sume feorran, sume neán (some prophesied long before the event, some when it was near), Hml. Th. i. 358, 7. III. AddMíne neán ástyred fét, neán ágoten stæpas míne mei pene moti sunt pedes, pene effusi sunt gressus mei, Ps. Rdr. 72, 2.
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