FORHT
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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FORHT
adj. I. fearful, timid, affrighted; tĭmĭdus, păvĭdus, terrĭtus, trĕpĭdus Ne beó ðú on sefan tó forht be not thou too fearful in mind, Andr. Kmbl. 196; An. 98: Beo. Th. 1512; B. 754. Næs he forht he was not afraid, 5927; B. 2967: Andr. Kmbl. 2172; An. 1087: Rood Kmbl. 41; Kr. 21. Heó com forht trĕmens vēnit, Lk. Bos. 8, 47. To hwí synt gé forhte quid tĭmĭdi estis? Mt. Bos. 8, 26: Mk. Bos. 4, 40. We beóþ forhte on ferþþe we are fearful in soul, Exon. 70 b; Th. 262, 5; Jul. 328: Ps. Th. 64, 8: Bd. 5, 19; S. 640, 33. He sent on eów forhte heortan dăbit tĭbi cor păvĭdum, Deut. 28, 65. Nó ðý forhtra wæs Gúþláces gǽst the soul of Guthlac was not the more fearful, Exon. 35 b; Th. 114, 14; Gú. 172. II. terrible, dreadful, formidable; terrĭbilis, formīdŏlōsus Ne wile forht wesan bróðor oðrum a brother will not be formidable to another, Exon. 112 b; Th. 430, 20; Rä. 44, 11. On ða forhtan tíd in that dreadful time, Hy. 10, 56; Hy. Grn. ii. 294, 56. [O. Sax. foraht, forht, furht: O. H. Ger. forht tĭmĭdus, tĭmens: Goth. faurhts.] DER. an-forht, ge-, un-.
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