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æfter, preposition. 1. of space or time: after; along (of movement). 2. other senses: on account of; for the sake of; according to.

These spellings occur in the Old English Aerobics texts:

This word occurs 41 times in the Old English Aerobics Anthology. To see a list of occurrences of æfter in a text, click a title below. Click a line- or sentence-number to see the word in context.

Beowulf

  • 85. æfter.
  • 1572. æfter. along.
  • 1589. æfter. after.
  • 1606. æfter. on account of.
  • 1680. æfter. after.
  • 1720. æfter. according to.

Battle of Maldon

  • 65 æfter. after.

Boethius on Fame

  • [16] æfter. according to.

Dream of the Rood

  • 65 æfter. after.

Judith

  • 18 æfter. along.

Life of St Æthelthryth

Ohthere and Wulfstan

Selection of Riddles

  • d5 æfter. along.

Sermo Lupi ad Anglos

Story of Cædmon

  • [3] æfter. after.
  • [1] æfter. after.

Waldere

  • 5 æfter. after.

Wanderer

  • 50 æfter. on account of, for the sake of.

William the Conqueror

  • [43] æfter. after.
  • [17] æfter. according to.
  • [10] æfter. after.
  • [9] æfter. after.
  • [8] æfter. after.
  • [4] æfter. after.

Ælfric on the Book of Job

Exercises and sample sentences

  • æfter. according to.
  • æfter. after.
  • æfter. after.
  • æfter. after.
  • æfter. after.