for-beran
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
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for-beran
p -bær, pl. -bǽron; pp. -boren [for for; beran to bear] To FORBEAR, abstain, refrain, restrain, bear with, endure, suffer; abstĭnēre, sustĭnēre, comprĭmĕre, reprĭmĕre, tŏlĕrāre, păti, ferre Ðæt he ðone breóstwylm forberan ne mihte that he might not restrain the fervour of his breast. Beo. Th. 3759; B. 1877. Hí firenlustas forberaþ in breóstum they restrain sinful lusts in their breasts, Exon. 44b; Th. 150, 9; Gú. 776. Seó æftere cneóris ealle gemete is to forberanne sĕcunda gĕnĕrātio a se omni mŏdo dēbet abstĭnēre, Bd. 1. 27; S. 491, 9. Ic forbær ðé sustĭnui te, Ps. Spl. 24, 22. Yfelu forberan ne sceal măla tŏlĕrāre non dēbet, Past. 21, 5; Hat. MS. 31 b, 2. Hú lange forbere ic eów quousque pătiar vos? Mt. Bos. 17, 17. Ðonne him mon yfel dó, he hit sceal geþyldelíce forberan when one does him evil, he shall patiently endure it, Glostr. Frag. 112, 18: Mk. Bos. 14, 4. [cf. Goth. frabairan to endure.]
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