FEALDAN
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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FEALDAN
ic fealde, ðú fealdest, fylst, he fealdeþ, fylt, pl. fealdaþ; p. feóld, pl. feóldon; pp. fealden [feald a fold] To FOLD up, wrap; plĭcāre Gód scipstýra hǽt fealdan ðæt segl a good pilot gives order to furl the sail, Bt. 41, 3; Fox 250, 14. Ic fealde plĭco; ic feóld plĭcui vel plĭcāvi, Ælfc. Gr. 24; Som. 25, 50. He feóld his fét uppan his bedd collēgit pĕdes suos sŭper lectŭlum, Gen. 49, 32. Fingras feóldon [MS. feóldan] mec fingers folded me, Exon. 107 a; Th. 408, 4; Rä. 27, 7. Ðæt he hine fealde swá swá bóc that it fold itself like a book, Ps. Th. 49, 5. [Wyc. folden, falt, pp. bent, bowed: Chauc. folden: Dut. vouwen: Ger. falten: M. H. Ger. valten, valden: O. H. Ger. faldan: Goth. falþan: Dan. folde: Swed. fålla: Icel. falda.] DER. be-fealdan, bi-, ge-, onbe-, ongeán-, tobe-, to-, un-.
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