west
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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west
adv. West, westward, to the west, in a westerly direction, 1. marking the direction of movement Hér fór se here west ðe eást gelende, Chr. 886; Erl. 84, 24: 918; Erl. 102, 23: Cd. Th. 219, 12; Dan. 53. West féran, 220, 25; Dan. 76: Exon. Th. 412, 7; Rä. 30, 10. Hé west gewíteþ, 208, 27; Ph. 162. Wódon wælwulfas west ofer Pantan, Byrht. Th. 134, 41; By. 97. Ðá wende hé hine west wið Exanceastres, Chr. 894; Erl. 91, 10. Se sciphere sigelede west ymbútan, 877 ; Erl. 78, 17. Ðonne heofones gim west onhylde, Exon. Th. 174, 32; Gú. 1186. 2. marking relative position Seó burh is west ðonon from ðære stówe on ánre míle the town is a mile to the west of the place, Blickl. Homl. 129, 3. Ðonne se ǽfensteorra biþ west gesewen, Bt. 39, 13; Fox 232, 34: Met. 29, 28. Hé wið ðone here ðǽr wæst ábisgod wæs, Chr. 894; Erl. 92, 9. Súð, eást and west, Met. 9, 42: 14, 7. Ðæt hé west and norð trymede getimbro, Cd. Th. 18, 18; Gen. 275. Ðæt is ðrittiges míla lang east and west, Bd. 1, 3 ; S. 475, 19. Wes[t]mest án íglond ligð út on gársecg, Met. 16, 11. [Cf. O. Sax. westor: O. Frs. wester: Icel. vestr westwards.] v. norþ-, súþ-west.
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