FEALLAN
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
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FEALLAN
to feallanne; part. feallende; ic fealle, ðú feallest, fealst, felst, fylst, he fealleþ, fealþ, felþ, fylþ, pl. feallaþ; p. feól, feóll, pl. feóllon; pp. feallen; v. intrans. To FALL, fall down, fail; cădĕre, decĭdĕre, procĭdĕre, defĭcĕre Hí sceolon raðe feallan on grimne grund they shall fall rapidly into the grim abyss, Exon. 30 a; Th. 93, 15; Cri. 1526: Beo. Th. 2145; B. 1070: Ps. Th. 87, 4: Rood Kmbl. 85; Kr. 43. Enoch nalles feallan lét ðóm Enoch let not his power fail, Cd. 60; Th. 73, 3; Gen. 1198. To feallanne to fall, Bt. Met. Fox 20, 335; Met. 20, 168. Gyf ðú feallende to me ge-eádmétst si cădens adorāvĕris me, Mt. Bos. 4, 9: Lk. Bos. 10, 18. Heofones steorran beóþ feallende stellæ cæli ĕrunt decĭdentes, Mk. Bos. 13, 25. Ðis líf is lǽnlíc and feallende this life is transitory and failing, L. E. I. prm; Th. ii. 400, 16. Ic fealle cădo, Ælfc. Gr. 28, 7; Som. 32, 54. Se rén fealleþ the rain falls, Ps. Th. 71, 6: Exon. 56 b; Th. 201, 25; Ph. 61: Salm. Kmbl. 603; Sal. 301. Se hagol fealþ the hail falls, Ex. 9, 19: Bt. 6; Fox 14, 29: Boutr. Scrd. 18, 25. Him on innan felþ muntes mægenstán a huge mountain-stone falls into it, Bt. Met. Fox 5, 30; Met. 5, 15. Se ðe fylþ uppan ðysne stán, he byþ tobrýsed qui cecĭdĕrit sŭper lăpĭdem istum, confringētur, Mt. Bos 21, 44: Bd. de nat. rerum; Wrt. popl. science 19, 15; Lchdm. iii. 278, 25. Híg feallaþ begen on ǽnne pytt ambo in fŏveam cădunt, Mt. Bos. 15, 14, 27: Bd. de nat. rerum; Wrt. popl. science 15, 21, 22: Exon. 57 a; Th. 202, 23; Ph. 74: Salm. Kmbl. 628; Sal. 313: Ps. Th. 57, 7. He on hrusan ne feól he fell not on the earth, Beo. Th. 1549; B. 772: Fins. Th. 83; Fin. 41: Byrht. Th. 135, 31; By. 126: Bt. Met. Fox 1, 161; Met. 1, 81: Exon. 108 a; Th. 412, 11; Rä. 30, 12. Ic feóll befóran Drihtne procĭdi ante Dŏmĭnum, Deut. 9, 18. Feóll Abram astreht to eorþan cĕcĭdit Abram prōnus in făciem, Gen. 17, 3: Beo. Th. 5830; B. 2919: Byrht. Th. 135, 16; By. 119: Andr. Kmbl. 1835; An. 920: Ps. Th, 77, 27. Feónda feorh feóllon þicce the lives of the foes fell thickly, Cd. 95; Th. 124, 20; Gen. 2065: Beo. Th. 2089; B. 1042: Byrht. Th. 135, 1; By. 111: Elen. Kmbl. 253; El. 127. Ðæt heó feólle that it fell, Boutr. Scrd. 18, 25. [Piers P. fallen: Wyc. falle: Chauc. falle: Laym. falle, fallen, fællen, uallen: Orm. fallenn: O. Sax. Frs. fallan: O. Frs. falla: Dut. vallen: Ger. fallen: M. H. Ger. vallen: O. H. Ger. fallan: Dan. falde: Swed. Icel. falla.] DER. a-feallan, be-, ge-, of-, onbe-, on-, óþ-, to-.
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