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betera

  • adjective
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§47; §223; §252; §260; §279; §445;
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  • Hé conn wel emn bión wið óðre menn, ond hine ná bettran (betran,

    v. l.

    ) ne déð.
      Past. 113, 23.
  • Ic me bættran hám ne wéne,

      Sat. 49.
  • Weorc micle beteran (beteran, v. l.), Past. 75, 4. ꝥ beo beaduweorca beteran wurdun, Chr. 937,

    P.

      109, 6. ꝥ ám lárum bet*-*erena witena. Gr. D. 262, 3. used substantively,
of persons
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  • His betera læg,

      By. 276.
  • Hé feóþ his betran,

      Mód. 36.
  • Geseóð hí þá betran blǽde scínan,

      Cri. 1292.
of things
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  • Ne mótan gé míne sáwle grétan, ac gé on betran gebringað, Gú. 349. [

    Goth.

    batiza :
      O. Sax. 0.
  • Fr. betera: O. H. Ger. pezziro.]
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  • betera, adj.