DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse opt. Compare Old English oft.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɔftə/, [ˈʌfd̥ə]

AdverbEdit

ofte (comparative oftere, superlative oftest)

  1. often, frequently

SynonymsEdit


EsperantoEdit

AdverbEdit

ofte

  1. often

Derived termsEdit


IdoEdit

AdverbEdit

ofte

  1. often

AntonymsEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

AdverbEdit

ofte

  1. oft, often
    • 1407, The Testimony of William Thorpe, pages 40–41
      And I seide, “Ser, in his tyme maister Ioon Wiclef was holden of ful many men the grettis clerk that thei knewen lyuynge vpon erthe. And therwith he was named, as I gesse worthili, a passing reuli man and an innocent in al his lyuynge. And herfore grete men of kunnynge and other also drowen myche to him, and comownede ofte with him. And thei sauouriden so his loore that thei wroten it bisili and enforsiden hem to rulen hem theraftir… Maister Ion Aston taughte and wroot acordingli and ful bisili, where and whanne and to whom he myghte, and he vsid it himsilf, I gesse, right perfyghtli vnto his lyues eende. Also Filip of Repintoun whilis he was a chanoun of Leycetre, Nycol Herforde, dane Geffrey of Pikeringe, monke of Biland and a maistir dyuynyte, and Ioon Purueye, and manye other whiche weren holden rightwise men and prudent, taughten and wroten bisili this forseide lore of Wiclef, and conformeden hem therto. And with alle these men I was ofte homli and I comownede with hem long tyme and fele, and so bifore alle othir men I chees wilfulli to be enformed bi hem and of hem, and speciali of Wiclef himsilf, as of the moost vertuous and goodlich wise man that I herde of owhere either knew. And herfore of Wicleef speciali and of these men I toke the lore whiche I haue taughte and purpose to lyue aftir, if God wole, to my lyues ende.”

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse opt.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

ofte

  1. frequently
  2. often

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse opt.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

ofte

  1. frequently
  2. often

ReferencesEdit


NovialEdit

AdverbEdit

ofte

  1. often
Last modified on 12 January 2014, at 02:41