fóre-bétan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
fóre-bétan
p. -bétte; pp. -béted [fóre before, full, entire; bétan to make amends] To make full amends to or for anyone or anything; compensāre prō ălĭquo Ládige mid his mágan, ðe fǽhþe móton mid-beran, oððe fórebétan let him clear himself with his kinsmen, who must bear the feud with him, or make full amends for it, L. Eth. ix. 23; Th. i. 344, 27: L. C. E. 5; Th. i. 362, 23. Gif he nyte hwá him fórebéte if he know not who shall make full amends for him, L. Ed. 9; Th. i. 164, 12: L. Ath. i. 8; Th. i. 204, 8.
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