Wt/sco/afore

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See also: Wt/sco/afore-

English

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Etymology

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Middle Inglis afore, aforn, from Old English onforan or ætforan. (Script error: The function "template_prefix" does not exist.)

Pronunciation

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  • (US) IPA(No language code specified.): /ʌ.foɹ/
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Adverb

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afore (nae comparable)

  1. Template:Wt/sco/dialect Before.
  2. In the fore part of a ship.

Preposition

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afore

  1. before
    • 1989: Edward Chisnall, Bell in the tree; The Glasgow story
      "Oh aye!" his face lit up with a smile. "I mind that! Where was that?" "That was us when we all worked in the shop, afore the War." "Oh aye …?" he frowned. "Who …?" She took the photograph back from him and reached inside her apron pocket for her spectacles.
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Scots

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Adverb

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afore (nae comparable)

  1. before

Preposition

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afore

  1. before