FYLGEAN
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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FYLGEAN
fylgan, fylgian, fyligean, fylian, filian, feligean; p. de; pp. ed; v. trans. dat. acc. To follow, attend, follow or carry out; sĕqui, insĕqui, exsĕqui Ðæt hearma swá fela fylgean sceolde monna cynne that so many ills must follow to mankind, Cd. 33; Th. 44, 15; Gen. 709: L. Eth. ii. 9; Th. i. 288, 29. Ongon se wísdóm his gewunan fylgan wisdom began to follow his custom, Bt. Met. Fox 7, 2; Met. 7, 1: Exon. 122 a; Th. 468, 6; Phar. 3: Judth. 10; Thw. 21, 24; Jud. 33. Ðe him fylgian wolde who would follow him, Hy. 10, 39; Hy. Grn. ii. 293, 39. He ne lét him ǽnig ne fyligean non admīsit quemquam se sĕqui, Mk. Bos. 5, 37: 8, 34. Ða he on his weorcum wæs geornlíce fyligende which he was diligently carrying out in his works, Bd. 3, 28; S. 560, 17. We wǽron þé fylgende we were following thee, St. And. 2, 20. Him fyliende sĕquentes se, Jn. Bos. 1, 38. Ic fylige sĕquor, Ælfc. Gr. 36; Som. 38, 24. Ðú gedwolan fylgest thou followest error, Exon. 68 b; Th. 254, 25; Jul. 202. Gúþmecga him fylgeþ the warrior pursues him, Salm. Kmbl. 186; Sal. 92. Ic fylgde gódnysse sĕquēbar bonĭtātem, Ps. Spl. 37, 21: Bt. Met. Fox 26, 108; Met. 26, 54. Se wráða boda fylgde him the fell messenger followed him, Cd. 32; Th. 43, 9; Gen. 688. Ðe he ǽr fyligde [fylgde, MS. B.] whom he before followed, L. Ed. 10; Th. i. 164, 16. Gé gedwolan fylgdon ye followed error, Elen. Kmbl. 742; El. 371: Exon. 29 a; Th. 88, 16; Cri. 1441. Twegen leorningcnihtas fyligdon ðam Hǽlende duo discĭpŭli sĕcūti sunt Jēsum, Jn. Bos. 1, 37. Fyle [fylge MS. C.] ðu ðam persĕquĕre eam, Ps. Spl. 33, 14. Ðæt we Godes lage fylgean [fylgian MS. B.] that we follow God's law, L. C. S. 85; Th. i. 424, 7. Ðæt hi georne heora bócum and gebédum fylgean that they strictly attend to their books and prayers, L. Eth. vi. 41; Th. i. 326, 3. [Wyc. foleweden, p. pl: Piers P. folwe, folwen: Chauc. folwe: Laym. folien, foluen, fulien: Orm. follȝhenn: O. Sax. folgón: Frs. folgjen: O. Frs. folgia, fulgia, folia: Dut. volgen: Ger. folgen: M. H. Ger. volgen: O. H. Ger. folgén, folkén: Dan. fölge: Swed. följa: Icel. fylgja.] DER. æfter-fylian, æt-fyligan, be-filgan, ge-fylgan, under-fylgan. v. folgian.
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