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un-fyrn

  • adverb
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un-fyrn, adv.
of past time,
not long ago
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  • Weorþodan wé nú unfyrn for tén nihtum ðone symbeldæg foran tó ðyssum ondweardan dæge

    not long ago now, ten days from to-day, we celebrated the festival,

      Blickl. Homl. 131, 9.
of future time,
before long
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  • Secgas míne gearwe sindon; ða ðé unfyrn faca feorh ætþringan,

      Andr. Kmbl. 2741; An. 1373.
  • Nú ic fundige tó ðé of ðisse worulde; nú ic wát ðæt ic sceal ful unfyr[n] faca,

      Exon. 454, 32; Hy. 4, 42.
  • [Cf. Icel. ú-forn not old.] Cf. un-gefyrn,-geára.
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v.  un-gefyrn.
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