for-gifenlíc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun, Adjective
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
for-gifenlíc
-gifendlíc, -gyfendlíc, -gyfenlíc; comp. m. ra; f. n. re; sup. ost; adj. I. giving, dative, or giving [case] ; dătīvus Dătivus is forgifendlíc dative is giving: Mid ðam casu biþ geswutelod ǽlces þinges gifu the gift of everything is declared by this case. Ðisum menn ic forgife hors huic hŏmĭni do ĕquum, Ælfc. Gr. 7; Som. 6, 19. II. forgiving, pardonable, bearable; remissus, tolerābĭlis Ic eów secge, ðæt Sodom-warum, on ðam dæge, biþ forgifenlícre ðonne ðære ceastre dīco vōbis, quia Sŏdŏmis, in die illa, remissius ĕrit quam illi cīvĭtāti, Lk. Bos. 10, 12.
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