forþ-weard
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
forþ-weard
-werd; adj. I. in a forward direction, forward; prōnus Forþweard forward, Exon. 106 a; Th. 403, 25; Rä. 22, 13: 126 b; Th. 487, 4; Rä. 72, 23. Á swá hit forþwerdre beón sceolde, swá wæs hit lætre always as it should be more forward, so was it later, Chr. 999; Erl. 134, 32. II. tending towards any one; ălĭquem versus tendens Forþweard to ðé tending towards thee, Ps. Cot. 50, 79; Ps. Grn. ii. 278, 79. III. everlasting, continual; sempĭternus Ic forþweardne gefeán hæbbe I have everlasting joy, Exon. 64 a; Th. 236, 4; Ph. 569. Fremum forþweardum with continual benefits, Cd. 12; Th. 13, 29; Gen. 210.
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