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1. al-what pron.

Additional spellings: alwhat
3 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) All sorts of things, whatever; (b) in any way, at all.

2. anī-what pron.

Additional spellings: aniwhat
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Anything; for ani-what, in any event.

3. aqueþer pron.

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Either; aqueþer bath, both.

4. ēch pron.

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As an adj.: (a) Each and every; each; every; (b) every kind of, all kinds of; (c) any, any kind of, any at all; but (withouten) ech, without any.

5. eighte-sum pron.

Additional spellings: eightesum
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(a) Eight in all; (b) as one of eight; with seven others.

6. either pron.

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(a) Both (of two), both things, both persons;--also as adj.; (b) all (of more than two), one and all, every, any; (c) either..and, either..ge, eitherge..and, eitherge..ge, both..and; not only..but…

7. eiwhat pron.

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Everything.

8. elleswhat pron. & adv.

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As pron.: anything else.

9. ē̆verī pron.

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Stressing inclusiveness, totality: (a) one and all, everyone (of a class or group); (b) withouten everi, without any whatever.

10. ē̆verich-ōn pron.

Additional spellings: everichon
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Stressing inclusiveness or totality of number or kind: every one, every single one; one and all; -- often in apposition with a noun or pron. (earlier with gen.).

11. everinne pron.

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Everyone.

12. ewilch pron.

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(a) Each and every, every; any (whatsoever); (b) iwhilch ān, each one, every one; (c) iwi(l-dēl, in every part, completely, wholly.

13. hẹ̄ pron.(1)

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(a) As anaphoric or pers.pron.: the male person referred to, he; het, he it; (b) pleonastic, or with emphatic repetition; (c) with appositional, or other, adjunct.

14. hẹ̄ pron.(2)

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As anaphoric or pers. pron., subject: (a) the female person referred to, she; (b) used pleonastically, or for emphasis; (c) with appositional adjunct; (d) he that, he the, he..that, she who.

15. hẹ̄ pron.(3)

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As subject: (a) of persons: they; (b) of animals or things: they; (c) used pleonastically, or repeated for emphasis; (d) with appositive following; (e) as noun; he of Normandi (Rome), the men of…

16. hem pron. (plural)

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As direct or indirect object of a verb, object of a prep. or inf.: them.

17. hemen pron.

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(a) As object of a verb or preposition: them; (b) as reflexive: themselves; (c) as object of impersonal verb, dative of interest, redundant object; (d) to hemen ward, towards them.

18. ?hems pron.

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Their.

19. hem-self pron.

Additional spellings: hemself
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Emphatic pl. pron., having the same referent as the subject: themselves: (a) as appositive to the subject of a clause; (b) as reflexive object of a verb, inf., or ger.; (c) as object of a prep.; (d)…

20. heomen-self pron.

Additional spellings: heomenself
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Themselves.

21. heo-self pron.(1)

Additional spellings: heoself
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(a) As reflexive object of a verb: the female person referred to, herself; (b) as emphatic subject referring to a noun which was fem. in OE: itself.

22. heo-self pron.(2)

Additional spellings: heoself
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(a) As emphatic subject of a verb: they themselves; (b) as reflexive object: themselves.

23. hē̆r(e pron. (possessive plural)

Additional spellings: here
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With reference to persons: (a) denoting possession in the broadest sense: their; (b) her ouen, their own; her two, their two, both of their; (c) with sg. antecedent.

24. hē̆ren pron.

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(a) Used absol.: theirs, their own, of them; their property, their folly, etc.; thei (hem) and heren, they (themselves) and their households; heren sheppend, the Creator of them; of heren, belonging…

25. hē̆res pron.

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(a) Used absol.: theirs, their own; their people, their land, their name, etc.; for hem and heres, for themselves and their families; of heres, belonging to themselves; heres unthankes, against their…

26. hẹ̄-self pron.

Additional spellings: heself
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(a) As emphatic subject of a verb: he himself; -- also used when verb is omitted; (b) as pleonastic subject: himself.

27. him pron.

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As object of a verb or preposition, subject or object of infinitive, etc.: (a) with reference to persons: the male person referred to, him; (b) with reference to male animals or animals having…

28. him-self pron.

Additional spellings: himself
151 quotations in 3 senses
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Emphatic sg. masc. pron. having the same referent as the subject; -- the referent is usually a male human being or a male animal but may also be a thing: (a) as an appositive to the subject of a…

29. hine pron.

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With male human or animal referent: (a) as object of a verb, subject or object of an infinitive: him; (b) as object of a preposition: him; (c) as reflexive object: himself; (d) used in impersonal…

30. hine-self pron.

Additional spellings: hineself
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With male human referent: himself: (a) as emphatic object of a verb; (b) as emphatic object of a preposition; (c) as reflexive object of a verb; (d) with impersonal verb.

31. hir(e pron.(1)

Additional spellings: hire
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With reference to persons: (a) denoting possession in a broad sense: her; (b) hir ouen, her own.

32. hir(e pron.(2)

Additional spellings: hire
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As direct or indirect object of a verb, object of a preposition or infinitive, etc.: (a) with reference to female persons: her; (b) with reference to female animals or to creatures having feminine…

33. hiren pron.

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(a) Used absol.: hers, her own; her world, her property, her child, etc.; of hiren, of her own, of herself; (b) as poss. pron. [prob. error]: her.

34. hires pron.

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(a) Used absol.: hers, her own; her property, her child, her desire, her heart, etc.; of hires, belonging to her; to..worshipe..hires, in honor of her; (b) in early use [prob. error]: her.

35. hire-self pron.

Additional spellings: hireself
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Emphatic sg. fem. pron., having the same referent as the subject: herself: (a) as an appositive to the subject of a clause, an elliptical clause, or a ppl. phr.; (b) as reflexive object of a verb…

36. his pron.(1)

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Referring to a male human antecedent: his, of him: (a) modifying a noun which denotes something owned or something in one's charge or keeping; (b) modifying a noun denoting a part; his arm, his soule,

37. his pron.(2)

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(a) This man's money, his own property, his possessions, his kingdom, his home, etc.; that which is owed to him, his due; also fig.; of his, of his money, of his property, of his own; (b) his heart…

38. his pron.(3)

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The singular feminine object of a verb, referring to: (a) a woman: her; (b) a female animal: her; (c) a thing, an action, an abstraction: it; hes, his, he it.

39. his pron.(4)

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The plural object of a verb or an infinitive: them; -- referring to: (a) persons; mes, one them; caldes, called them; (b) animals; hes, he them; brogtes, brought them; (c) things; hes, he them; settes

40. hisen pron.

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Used absol.: that which belongs to him, his own; his people, his house, his due, etc.

41. hisis pron.

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Possessed by him, his.

42. his-self pron.

Additional spellings: hisself
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Emphatic sg. masc. pron. having the same referent as the subject: (a) as a subject; (b) as an appositive to the subject; (c) as a reflexive object of a verb; (d) as the object of a prep.; (e) with…

43. hit pron.

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As subject of a verb: it; -- used with reference to: (a) an inanimate thing, abstraction, etc.; (b) an animal; also, a devil [neuter in OE as common noun]; (c) a child; (d) the general sense of a…

44. hit-self pron.

Additional spellings: hitself
45 quotations in 2 senses
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Emphatic sg. neut. pron., used as: (a) subject of a verb; (b) object of a verb; (c) obj. of a reflexive verb; (d) obj. of a preposition; bi hit-self, of its own accord, without assistance…

45. hō̆r-selfe pron.

Additional spellings: horselfe
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Themselves.

46. ich pron.

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The nom. sg. pron. used by the speaker to refer to himself: I: (a) as subject of a verb; (b) with noun as appositive; (c) as predicate pronoun.

47. ich-self pron.

Additional spellings: ichself
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Nom. sg. emphatic pron.: I myself.

48. ī̆lke pron.

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As adj.: designating a person, thing, time, place, etc., previously mentioned or about to be specified: same, very, aforementioned, given, specified: (a) with the, that, tho; (b) with this, these; (c)…

49. ink pron. (dual)

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As direct or indirect object of a verb, object of a prep. or inf.: you two; ink beien (bothe), both of you.

50. inker pron. (possessive dual)

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(a) Of two people: your; (b) in partitive constructions: inker bother, of both of you; inker either, each of you two; inker nother, neither of you two; inker notheres, of neither of you two; whether

51. ink-self pron. (dual)

Additional spellings: inkself
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As reflexive object of a verb: your two selves.

52. iwhilch pron.

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(a) Some people; (b) each one; anre iwhilch [OE ānra gehwilc], each one, every one.

53. iwhō pron.

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Every person, everyone.

54. manī-what pron.

Additional spellings: maniwhat
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(a) Many a thing; (b) in mani-what, in many a way.

55. me pron.(1)

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Indefinite pronoun, sg., pl., or coll.: (a) one, someone, a person; they, people, unspecified persons; mankind, people in general; (b) in neg. constructions: not anyone, no one; (c) with callen,

56. mẹ̄ pron.(2)

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(a) As direct object: me; -- often with a complement or as the subject of an infinitive; haven me excused, maken me man, leven me for to liven, maken me to studien (thinken), etc.; (b) as indirect…

57. men-self pron.

Additional spellings: menself
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58. mẹ̄-self pron.

Additional spellings: meself
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Emphatic sg. first person pron.: (a) as an appositive to the subject of a clause: myself; (b) as reflexive object of verb or inf.: myself; (c) as object of a preposition; (d) as dative.

59. mīn pron.

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Modifying a noun denoting something in one's charge, control, or possession: my, of me, belonging to me; min catel, min hous, min instrument, min kingriche, min lond, etc.; perles min, table min.

60. mī-self pron.

Additional spellings: miself
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Emphatic sg. first person pron. used in appositive constructions: myself: (a) as appositive to the subject of a clause; (b) within a phrase serving as appositive to the subject of a clause; al)

61. muchel-what pron.

Additional spellings: muchelwhat
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Sundry things, many various things; connen muchel-what, to know much about many things.

62. muche-what pron.

Additional spellings: muchewhat
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Various things, many things; melen (moten) of muche-what, to make small talk, talk busily of sundry things.

63. pron.

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No one.

64. nanī pron.

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Not any, no, none; nothing, nobody; nani enemi (man), no enemy (man).

65. neither pron.

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(a) Neither of two; neither..other; here neither, neither of them; (b) as adj.: neither of two, not one; neither nouther, neither one nor the other; (c) gram. neuter.

66. nē̆ver-neither pron.

Additional spellings: neverneither
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Neither one nor the other.

67. nē̆ver-nouther pron.

Additional spellings: nevernouther
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Neither one nor the other, neither one; attrib. neither.

68. nōn pron.

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(a) No person(s; no one; no creature; (b) neither person; (c) nothing.

69. nōn-mōr(e pron., adj., adv.

Additional spellings: nonmor, non-more, nonmore
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As pron.: no one else; no one greater; nothing more, nothing further, nothing else; -- also, in elliptical constructions: no greater wind, no larger field, etc.; no more efficacious tree.

70. nōn-ọ̄ther pron.

Additional spellings: nonother
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(a) No additional person(s; no one else, no others; non-other swich, no other such person; (b) nothing further, nothing more; (c) nothing different, nothing else, no other course; non-other ac (but)

71. nōn-swich pron. & adj.

Additional spellings: nonswich
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(a) As pron.: no such person(s, no such thing; -- also in elliptical constructions; (b) as adj.: no such, not any such; non-swich a, no such a; (c) as surname.

72. nō-thing pron.

Additional spellings: nothing
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Nothing; also, nobody: (a) as the unmodified subject of a finite verb or as a predicate nominative; (b) as direct object; niten no-thing her-of, to know nothing about this; setten no-thing bi (of)

73. nought pron.

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Nothing, naught; none: (a) with ben; litel other nought, little or nothing; nought of yester-dai, not a thing of the past; was hem nought ther-of, that was nothing to them; (b) as subject of verbs…

74. noughtes pron.

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(a) Nothing; freten to noughtes, to devour (oneself) completely; (b) as adj.: of no value, worthless; powerless, ineffectual; (c) as adv.: nothing, not at all.

75. nouʒten pron.

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Nothing; as nouʒten were, as if it were nothing.

76. nouther pron.

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(a) Neither of the two; also, none of them [quots.: Vices & V.(1) & c1475]; (b) with of- or o- phrase: neither (of two persons or things); none (of us) [quot.: c1330]; (c) with genitive: here nouther,

77. ō pron.

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(a) One; o him taughte, one showed him, he was shown; (b) used pleonastically; o wine, one Wine, a certain man named Wine; o the most merveillous prince, the most marvellous prince.

78. ō̆n pron.

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(a) A certain unspecified person, someone; a man; on ledinge him, someone leading him, he being led; (b) modified by a following clause or phrase; on dredinge god, someone who fears God; on on live, a…

79. ọ̄̆ther pron.

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(a) The second of two persons or things, a second; the second in status [quot.: c1225]; on other, a second person or thing; swich on other, a second comparable person, animal, or thing; yer and other

80. ọ̄̆ther-sǒm pron.

Additional spellings: othersom
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Certain others, some others; such other-som, such another one.

81. ọ̄̆ther-what pron.

Additional spellings: otherwhat
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(a) Something else; something different or additional, other things; anything else; (b) other-what so, whatever else; som other-what, something else, anything else.

82. ought pron.

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(a) Anything, anything whatever; also, anything of value or avail; ought muchel, any large amount of money; ought amounten, ben ought worth, to be worth anything, be of any avail; (b) ought of

83. ǒur(e pron.

Additional spellings: oure
448 quotations in 16 senses
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Our, of us: modifying a noun denoting something in our possession, charge, control, or use; in our armes, ?with our arms or armor, ?with our arms marked with our heraldic device; our ston, the…

84. ǒuren pron.

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Belonging, pertaining, relating to, or affiliated with, us; ours; absol. our person or thing.

85. ǒures pron.

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Used absolutely: (a) ours; persons or things affiliated with us or belonging, pertaining, or relating to us; our people (things, etc.); (b) of oures, from ours, among ours, of ours; of our goods…

86. ǒure-self(e pron.

Additional spellings: oureself, oure-selfe, oureselfe
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Emphatic pl. pron. having the same referent as the subject: ourselves: (a) as an appositive to the subject of a clause; (b) as reflexive object of a verb or an inf.; (c) as object of a preposition…

87. outher pron.

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(a) Either of two or more, either one; one or the other; here outher, either of them; outher here, to either of them; (b) each of two or more, each one; both; here outher face, each of their faces…

88. sām(e pron.

Additional spellings: same
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Equivalent to a demonstrative or personal pronoun, of persons: the same one(s; the one(s; the (that, this, thilke) sam.

89. sāmen pron.

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In phrase: that samen, the same one, that one.

90. sẹ̄ def. art. & pron.(1)

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As def.art.: (a) with nouns which were masc. or neut. in OE, used as subj.; also with masc. pron.; (b) with nouns which were masc. or neut. in OE, used as obj. or after prep.; (c) in sg.gen.; (d) with…

91. sẹ̄ def. art. & pron.(2)

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As def.art.: (a) with nouns which were fem. in OE, used as subj. or compl.; also with noun which was masc. or fem. in OF, used as compl.; (b) with nouns which were masc. or neut. in OE, used as subj…

92. self adj., n., & pron.

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(a) Intensifying a previous noun or pron.: himself, itself, etc.; -- postpositive with noun but separated from the pron. it modifies; (b) god (crist, oure lord, etc.) self, god al-mighti self; (c) ich

93. shẹ̄ pron.

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As anaph. or pers. pron.: (a) the female person referred to, she; (b) used pleonastically, or for emphasis; (c) with antecedent in apposition following: she; she this, usu. translating L haec or ista

94. slīk pron.

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(a) A person or thing of the kind referred to, such a kind; slik and slik, these and other like; slik as (that); (b) al (ani) slik, all (any) such ones (i.e., people); non slik, none such; other slik

95. sǒm pron.

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Sg. (a) Someone, somebody; one; a certain person, certain one; also, with partitive gen. or of phrase: one of (a specified group); som..som, one..another; (b) with ordinal number: the ferthe som, one…

96. sǒm-ǒn pron.

Additional spellings: som on, somon
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A certain person; someone, somebody; also, one of a class of things [last quot.].

97. sǒm-what pron.

Additional spellings: somwhat
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(a) An undetermined or unspecified thing, characteristic, etc.; som-what elles, something else, some other thing; som-what litles, a little something; (b) an unspecified act or deed; aquiten som-what

98. sǒm-whō pron.

Additional spellings: somwho
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Someone.

99. swich pron.

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(a) A person, thing, etc. of the sort previously mentioned, described, or implied; a similar person, thing, etc.; this, this one; such a one; also, the same one; a swich, such a one; speken right

100. thā̆n pron.(1)

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As anaph. or dem. pron., referring to a previously mentioned specific person or thing: that one, him, it; than the, him who; also, that which, what [1st quot.].