dúfan
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.
dúfan
ic dúfe, ðú dýfst, he dýfþ, pl. dúfaþ; p. ic, he deáf, ðú dufe, pl. dufon; pp. dofen To DIVE, sink; mergi Ic deáf under ýðe I dived under the wave, Exon. 126 b; Th. 487, 18; Rä. 73, 4: 113 b; Th. 434, 23; Rä. 52, 5. Dúfe seó hand æfter ðam stáne óþ ða wriste let the hand dive after the stone up to the wrist, L. Ath. iv. 7; Th. i. 226, 16. Gif ðú dýfst if thou sinkest, Homl. Th. ii. 392, 35. Mid ðam ðe he deáf when he was sinking, ii. 392, 2: 390, 21. DER. be-dúfan, ge-, onge-, þurh-: dýfan.
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