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ufera

  • adjective
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Grammar
ufera, uferra; cpve.: ufemest; spve.
Wright's OE grammar
§108;
local,
upper, higher; upmost, highest
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  • Ufre scrúd

    an upper garment;

    ependeton,
      Wrt. Voc. i. 59, 52.
  • Ðæt uferre hrif,

      Lchdm. ii. 224, 8.
  • On ðam uferan dǽle ðæs heáfdes

    in superiore parte capitis,

      Bd. 5, 2; S. 614, 45.
  • Ðone wisdóm ðara uferrena gásta

    supernorum spirituum scientism,

      Past. 3; Swt. 32, 13.
  • Ðám uferum (uferrum, Ps. Surt.)

    superioribus,

      Ps. Spl. 103, 14.
  • Ða uferan (uferran, Ps. Surt. 103, 3) superiora, Blickl. Gl. On ðam ufemystan windle

    in uno canistro quod erat excelsius,

      Gen. 40, 17.
  • On midne dæg bið seó sunne on ðam ufemestum ryne stígende,

      Homl. Th. ii. 76, 18.
temporal, later, after. v. uferian, II, ufeweard, II
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  • Oððe eft uferran dógore oððe ðonne

    either at a later day or at the time,

      Past. 38; Swt. 281, 12.
  • Hé ðé teóþan dæge him ðone Hálgan Gást onsende ... on ðás hálgan tíde ðe nú ðýs uferan Sunnandæge bið

    he sent them the Holy Ghost on the tenth day ... at the holy time which will be on the Sunday after next,

      Blickl. Homl. 119, 15.
  • Ðý læs hit mono uferan dógore wrǽce

    ne quis eum umquam ulcisci meditaretur,

      Ors. 4, 5; Swt. 168, 6.
  • Gif eówre bearn eów befrínaþ eft on uferum dagum

    quando interrogaverint vos filii vestri cras,

      Jos. 4, 6.
  • On uferan dagum,

      Wulfst. 88, 20: Chart. Th. 356, 7.
  • Uferan dógrum,

      Beo. Th. 4407; B. 2200: 4773; B. 2392.
  • On uferum tídum,

      Lchdm. iii. 438, 15.
  • On uferan tídan,

      Wulfst. 89, 1.
Etymology
[Þe ufere (ouere, and MS.) hond habben of þan kinge, Laym. 1520. An uuere daȝe (þar after, 2nd MS.), 27794. Þe huuemeste bou, O. E. Homl. ii. 219, 15. O. H. Ger. obero, oberoro: Icel. efri upper; of time, later.]
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v. yfemest.
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v.  yfera.
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