forþ-weard
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
forþ-weard
adv. 1. expressing motion, moving onwards Mid þí þe hig ongunnon rówan and hí forðwerd wǽron on heora weg (they were making way), Ap. Th. 10, 24. (1 a) with a verb of motion, on, onwards :-- Nathan wæs forðwerd farende tóweard Rómána ríce, Hml. A. 181, 17. 2. temporal, a. continuously Hé þeáh fægere forðwerd he went on thriving, Wlfst. 17, 8. b. prospectively, looking to the future Þis gemet (the imperative mood) sprecð forðwerd (-weard, v. l.) and næfð nánne praeteritum, for þan þe nán man ne hǽt dón þæt ðe gedón byð, Ælfc. Gr. Z. 125, 5. [v. N. E. D. forthward. O. Sax. forð-werd.] v. next word.
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