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ufenan

  • preposition
  • adverb
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Grammar
ufenan, adv.
From above
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  • Se ðe ufenan com

    qui desursum uenit,

      Jn. Skt. 3, 31.
  • Hé déð ðæt fýr cymð ufenon,

      Wulfst. 97, 21 note.
  • Seó landfyrd com ufenon and trymedon big be ðam strande

      , Chr. 1052; Erl. 184, 24.
prep.
with acc. Above, besides
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  • Ufenan eall ðis

    insuper,

      Dom. L. 10, 144: 18, 271.
  • Ufenon eal ðis,

      14, 212.
  • Hé ða bóc hire tó lét..., and ufenan ðæt hire áð sealde, Chart. Th. 203, 1. ¶ Þǽr on ufenan

    thereupon

    :-- Hé cwæð, ðæt án culfre him fluge wið ðæt heáfod, swilce heó ðær on ufenan settan wolde,
      Homl. Ass. 198, 112.
Etymology
[Þe munt þe Vther wes ufenan (þar Vther lay ouenan, 2nd MS.), Laym. 18337. Swá deð ælc witer mon þa neode cumeð uuenan, 28501. He smat hire uuenen (ouenon, 2nd MS.), þat hæued, 18090. Þe eotend smat þer an ouenan (ouenan, 2nd MS.), 26051. He smat in enne stane þer Locrin stod vuenan, 2314. O. H. Ger. obenan.]
Linked entries
v.  þǽr-onufenan þǽr-onufenan.
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  • ufenan, prep.; adv.