in-stæpes
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
in-stæpes
-stepes; adv. At once, immediately Se mon se ðe óðerne ácwelþ and instæpes hine sylfne ongyteþ ðæt hé mycel mán gedón hæbbe the man who kills another, and at once perceives himself to have done a great wrong, Blickl. Homl. 65, 5. Hé ðá sóna instæpes geseh he then immediately saw, 15, 27. Ðéh gé sóna instæpes ðǽre méde ne ne onfón, 41, 13. Instepes, 33, 19. Ðæt fæsten wæs ongunnen instepes ðæs ðe . . . the fast was begun directly after . . . , 35, 5. Hí flugon instæpes they fled forthwith, Elen. Kmbl. 254; El. 127.
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