afor

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *aibraz (sharp, bitter, vehement, dire). Akin to Old High German eipar, eivar (sour", "acidic), and possibly to Old Norse æfr (vehement, angry, chafing).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

āfor

  1. bitter, acidic, sour
  2. sharp, severe, impetuous, harsh
  3. hateful

Declension[edit]

Weak Strong
case singular plural case singular plural
m n f m n f m n f
nominative āf(o)ra āf(o)re āf(o)re āf(o)ran nom. āfor āf(o)re āfor āf(o)ra, -e
accusative āf(o)ran āf(o)re āf(o)ran acc. āforne āfor āf(o)re āf(o)re āfor āf(o)ra, -e
genitive āf(o)ran āforra, āf(o)rena gen. āf(o)res āf(o)res āforre āforra
dative āf(o)ran āf(o)rum dat. āf(o)rum āf(o)rum āforre āf(o)rum
instrumental āf(o)re