Gaw, Pat þerwith
‘(together) with it, on that account, thereupon’ (Modern English therewith)
Proposed ON Etymon (OIcel representative)
við (with dat.) ‘against, towards, along with, with (instr.)’, (with acc.) ‘by, at, close to; at, to; together with’
(ONP við (2) (præp.))
Other Scandinavian Reflexes
Far við, viður-, Icel við, Norw ved, ODan withær, with, Dan ved, veder-, Sw vid, veder-
wið (with acc.) ‘by, near, against, beside, at, through’, (with dat.) ‘from (separation), with (opposition), for, in return for, on condition of, beside, near, opposite’, (with gen.) ‘towards, to, at, against’
Phonological and morphological markers
Widespread from early ME.
Occurrences in the Gersum Corpus
Gaw 121, 980, 1509, etc.; Cl 138, 528, 1406, etc.; Pat 60, 232
McGillivray (815n) introduces a further instance as part of (extensive) emendation of the difficult line 815 of Gaw.