for-búgan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
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for-búgan
port, -búgende; p. -beáh, pl. -bugon; impert. -búh, pl. -búgaþ; pp. -bogen; v. trans. To bend from, pass by, decline, avoid, shun, eschew; recēdĕre, prætĕrīre, declīnāre, evītāre, devītāre He mæg forbúgan ða þegnunga he can decline the ministrations, Past. 7, 2; Hat. MS. 12 a. 14: Wald. 25; Vald. 1, 15. Hú man sélost mæg synna forbúgan how a man may best avoid sin, Ælfc. T. 15, 2: Homl. Th. i. 82, 26: 206, 6: Num. 22, 26. Se wer wæs forbúgende yfel ĕ rat vir recēdens a mălo, Job Thw. 164, 3. Næs ðæt ná se Godríc ðe ða gúþe forbeáh this was not the Godric who had fled from the war, Byrht. Th. 141, 21; By. 325. Ða he ðæt geseah, he hine forbeáh vīso illo, præterīvit; Lk. Bos. 10, 31, 32: Num. 22, 23. Forbúh devīta, Scint. 88. Forbúgaþ unrihtwýsnysse eschew unrighteousness. Homl. Th. i. 28, 21: 180, 13. Ǽghwylc cristen man unriht hǽmed georne forbúge let every christian man carefully eschew unlawful concubinage, L. Eth. v. 10; Th. i. 306, 26: vi. 11; Th. i. 318, 11. Forbogen beón evītāri, App. Lit. Scint. Lye. (Orm. forrbuȝhenn to avoid, refuse.)
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