FYLLAN
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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FYLLAN
= fellan; ic fylle, ðú fyllest, he fylleþ, pl. fyllaþ; p. fylde, pl. fyldon; pp. fylled; v. trans. To fell, cut down, cast down, throw down, destroy; prosternĕre, cædĕre, dejĭcĕre, destruĕre Ðá us man fyllan ongan ealle to eorþan then they began to fell us all to the ground, Rood Kmbl. 146; Kr. 73. Fyllan, Judth. 11; Thw. 24, 17; Jud. 194. Gif ðú wylt ða firenfullan fylian mid deáþe if thou wilt fell the wicked with death, Ps. Th. 138, 16. Ic beámas fylle I fell trees, Exon. 101 a; Th. 381, 11; Rä. 2, 9. Se grimmesta hungor hí fylde fămes acerbissĭma eos prostrāvit, Bd. 4, 13; S. 582, 29: Cd. 35; Th. 46, 20; Gen. 747. Ða synsceaðan Godes tempel fyldon the sinful cast down God's temple, Exon. 18 a; Th. 44, 27; Cri. 709, Fyll ða oferhydigan cast down the proud, Ps. Th. 73, 22. Hergas fyllaþ cast down the idols, Exon. 14 b; Th. 30, 27; Cri. 486. [Chauc. felle: Laym. fallen: O. Sax. fellian: Frs. fellen: O. Frs. falla, fella: Dut. vellen: Ger. fällen: M. H. Ger. falljan, fellen: Dan. fælde: Swed. fälla: Icel. fella.] DER. a-fyllan, be-, ge-, of-, to-.
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