betera
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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betera
AddHé 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. beo beaduweorca beteran wurdun, Chr. 937, P. 109, 6. ám lárum bet*-*erena witena. Gr. D. 262, 3. used substantively, 1. of persons His betera læg, By. 276. Hé feóþ his betran, Mód. 36. Geseóð hí þá betran blǽde scínan, Cri. 1292. 2. of things 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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