for-lǽtan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
for-lǽtan
ic -lǽte, ðú -lǽtest, -lǽtst, he -lǽteþ, -léteþ, pl. -lǽtaþ; p. -lét, -leórt, -leót, pl. -léton; pp. -lǽten [for, lǽtan]. I. to let go, permit, suffer; permittĕre Sum eorþlíc ǽ forlǽtaþ some earthly law permits, Bd. 1, 27; S. 491, 2. II. to relinquish, forsake, omit, neglect; relinquĕre, omittĕre, prætĕrīre Forlǽt se man fæder and móder, and geþeót hine to his wífe the man shall leave father and mother, and join himself to his wife, Gen. 2, 24. [Dut. ver-laten: Ger. ver-lassen to leave, quit, abandon, forsake.]
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