CLEÓFAN
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
CLEÓFAN
ic cleófe, ðúclýfst, he clýfþ, pl. cleófaþ; p. cleáf, pl. clufon; pp. clofen To CLEAVE, separate, split; findere, dissecare Cleófan secare, Glos. Prudent Recd. 149, 54: scindere, 150, 9. Bordweall clufon aforan Eádweardes Edward's sons clove the board-wall, Chr. 937; Th. 200, 38, col. 3; Æðelst. 5. Clufon, Byrht. Th. 140, 4; By. 283. [Piers P. cleven: Chauc. cloven, pp: Orm. clofenn, pp; Plat. klöwen, klöven: O. Sax. klioban: Dut. klieven, klooven: Ger. klieben: M. H. Ger. kliuben, klieben: O. H. Ger. kliuban: Dan. klöve: Swed. klyfva: Icel. kljúfa.] DER. to-cleófan: cleófa, cleáfa, clýfa, clífa, bed-, clúster-, ferhþ-, gebed-, hord-, in-, nýd-.
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