ufan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
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ufan
(-en(n)e); adv. I. from above, down, 1. where motion is expressed or implied Hié sǽdon ðæt hit ufane of ðære lyfte cóme, Ors. 3, 6; Swt. 108, 30. Hé déð ðæt fýr cymð ufene, Wulfst. 97, 21. Steorran hreósaþ ufene of heofonum, 93, 8. 2. where an action is directed from a higher to a lower point Ufone sceal ðæt heáfod gíman ðæt ða fét ne áslíden caput debet ex alto providere, ne pedes torpeant, Past. 18; Swt. 131, 25. Clypigende ufenne, Homl. Skt. i. 9, 25. I a. from above, from heaven :-- Ic eom ufane ego de supernis sum, Jn. Skt. 8, 23. Óð gé sýn ufene (ex alto ) gescrýdde, Lk. Skt. 24, 49. II. marking position, above Ne hire on nánre ne mót neár ðonne on óðre stówe gestæppan, stríceþ ymbútan ufane and neoðane efenneáh gehwæðer, Met. 20, 141. [O. Sax. oƀana from above: O. H. Ger. obana desuper, superne, super, supra.] v. ufan.
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