árian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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árian
to árianne; part. ende, gende; p. ede, ode; pp. ed, od; v. a. [ár honour] . I. to give honour, to honour, reverence, have in admiration; honorare, honorificare, venerari Is to árianne is to be honoured, Bt. 32, 2 ; Fox 116, 14. Onsægednys lófes áreþ me sacrificium laudis honorificabit me, Ps. Spl. T. 49, 24. He áraþ ða gódan he honoureth the good, Bt, 41, 2; Fox 246, 19. Ic árode ðé ofer ealle gesceafta I honoured thee over all creatures, Exon. 28 a ; Th. 84, 33; Cri. 1383. Se ríca Rómána wita and se ároda the rich and honoured senator of the Romans, Bt. Met. Fox 10, 89; Met. 10, 45. II. to regard, care for, spare, have mercy, pity, pardon, forgive; consulere, propitium esse, misereri, parcere He þearfum árede he cared for the poor, Bd. 3, 9 ; S. 533, 25. Ac árodon heora lífe but they spared their lives, Jos. 9, 21: Beo. Th. 1201; B. 598. Búton him se cyning árian wille unless the king will pardon him, L. In. 36; Wilk. 20, 39; Th. i. 124, 19. Ára ambehtum [MS. onbehtum] pity thy servants, Exon. 13 a ; Th. 23, 17; Cri. 370. DER. ge-árian.
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