for-scyldigian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
for-scyldigian
-scyldegian, -scyldgian; p. ode; pp. od [scyldigian accūsāre] To make guilty, to criminate, condemn; reum făcĕre, damnāre Hreówlíce gefærþ se ðe hine sylfne forþ forscyldigaþ he fares roughly who constantly criminates himself, L. Pen. 12; Th. ii. 280, 28. Forscyldegod scĕlĕrātus vel facĭnŏrōsus, Wrt. Voc. 86, 65. Wurdon hí deádlíce and forscyldegode þurh ágenne cyre they became mortal and guilty through their own choice, Homl. Th. i. 112, 16. He wæs forscyldgod he was guilty, i. 12, 21. Ne slihþ se déma ðone forscyldgodan sceaðan, ac he hǽt his underþeóddan hine belifian the judge slays not the condemned robber, but he commands his subordinates to deprive him of life, ii. 36, 9, [Cf. Ger. ver-schulden to be guilty.]
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