ge-líffæstan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-líffæstan
p. -líffæste; pp. -líffæsted, -líffæst To make alive, quicken; vivificāre God geworhte ǽnne mannan, and hine gelíffæste, and he wearþ ða mann gesceapen on sáwle and on líchaman God made one man, and made him alive, and he then became man with soul and body, Homl. Th. i. 12, 29. Se sunu gelíffæst ða ðe he wyle filius quos vult vivificat, Jn. Bos. 5, 21. He wolde swá synfulle sáwle gelíffæstan he would quicken so sinful a soul, Homl. Th. i. 496, 15 : ii. 206, 17. Mid gesceádwísre sáwle gelíffæst quickened by a rational soul, 270, 20.
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