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ufor

  • adjective
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ufor, cpve.: ufemest; spve. adv.
Wright's OE grammar
§108;
Higher; highest
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  • Ufor superius, ufemest

    supreme,

      Ælfc. Gr. 38; Zup. 240, 10.
local,
at or
to a greater height
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  • Seó sunne stígþ ufor and ufor,

      Bt. 25; Fox 88, 27.
  • Saturnus wandraþ ofer óþrum steorrum ufor ðonne ǽnig óþer tungol,

      36, 2; Fox 174, 14.
  • Seó sunne is micle ufor (furþor,

      MS. R.)
    ðonne se móna, Lchdm. iii. 242, 11.
  • Náþor ne ufor (ufror,

      MS. R.) ne nyðor, 254, 17: 266, 18.
  • Swá hí ufor férdon,

      Homl. Th. ii. 548, 15.
  • Gif se ord sié ufor ðonne hindeweard sceaft,

      L. Alf. pol. 36; Th. i. 84, 17.
  • Se earn flýhð ealra fugela ufemest,

      Homl. Skt. i. 15, 198.
where distance rather than height is marked (cf. to go up country),
farther from a coast, from a spot
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  • Hér fór se here ufor on Fronclond

    in this year the Danes made their way further inland in France,

      Chr. 881; Erl. 82, 4: Beo. Th. 5895; B. 2951.
  • Ðá hét ic hí hwæthwega ufor gán

    I bade them retire somewhat from the spot,

      Homl. Th. ii. 32, 22: i. 70, 35.
of position, higher, at or
to a more honourable place
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  • Lá freónd site ufur

    amice ascende superius,

      Lk. Skt. 14, 10.
metaphorical,
higher
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  • Hé bið suá micle sél gehiéred suá hé ufor gestent on his lífes geearnungum,

      Past. 14; Swt. 81, 17.
  • Nabbaþ hí nán gód ofer ðæt tó sécanne, ne hí nánwuht ne magon ne ufor ne útor findan,

      Bt. 34, 12; Fox 154, 16: Exon. Th. 427, 8; Rä. 41, 88.
temporal, later. v. ufera,
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  • Fíf nihtum ufor

    five days later,

      Menol. Fox 355; Men. 179: 68; Men. 34.
  • Ðonne ymb .iii. niht gesécæn hiom sǽmend, búton ðam ufor leófre sió ðe ða tihtlan áge

    then after three days let them seek themselves an arbitrator, unless the prosecutor would liever do it later,

      L. H. E. 10; Th. i. 30, 19.
  • [All þiss icc seȝȝde her uferr mar,
      Orm. 1715.
  • Icel. ofarr higher up; of time, later.]
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v.  yfemest uferor.
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