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be-fóran

  • adverb
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Grammar
be-fóran, adv.
Wright's OE grammar
§288; §559;
Before, at hand, openly; ante, antea, præ, in conspectu, in conspectum
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  • He sceal befóran féran

    he shall advance before,

      Bt. Met. Fox 4, 35; Met. 4, 18.
  • Wundor on eorþan he befóran cýþde

    he revealed miracles on earth openly,

      Andr. Kmbl. 1212 ; An. 606.
  • Wæs se atola befóran

    the wicked one was at hand,

      Cd. 224; Th. 295, 17; Sat. 487.
  • He befóran gengde

    he went before,

      Beo. Th. 2829; B. 1412.
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  • be-fóran, adv.