be-wǽfan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
be-wǽfan
p. de; pp. ed [wǽfan to cover] To befold, wrap round, cover, clothe; obvolvere, amicire, operire, induere Mid ánre scýtan bewǽfed amictus sindone, Mk. Bos. 14, 51 : Homl. Th. ii. 242, 24. Heó nam hyre wǽfels and bewǽfde híg illa sustulit pallium et operuit se, Gen. 24, 65. Martinus me bewǽfde mid ðyssere wǽde Martin clothed me with this garment, Homl. Th. ii. 500, 34. His cempan mid wolcnreádum wǽfelse hine bewǽfdon his soldiers clothed him in a scarlet robe, ii. 252, 25. Ic eom réáde bewǽfed I am clothed with red, Exon. 126 a; Th. 484. 2; Rä. 70, 1 : Past. 14, 3; Hat. MS. 17 b, 19. [Goth. bi-wáibyan to wind, put round.]
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