ge-líðian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-líðian
-líðegian; p. ode; pp. od To soothe, soften, mitigate, relieve, appease; lēnīre, mītĭgāre, plācāre Styrunge ýþa hire ðú gelíðegast [gelíðegost MS.] mōtum fluctuum ejus tu mītĭgas, Ps. Lamb. 88, 10. Gáte cýse niwe ongelegd ðæt sár gelíðegaþ a new goat's cheese laid on relieveth the sore, Med. ex Quadr. 6, 7; Lchdm. i. 352, 9. Ðú gelíðegodest ealne ðínne graman mītĭgasti omnem īram tuam, Ps. Lamb. 84, 4. Drihtnes yrre wearþ gelíðegod ongén ðæt folc plācātus est Dŏmĭnus adversus pŏpŭlum suum, Ex. 32, 14. His ðurst wæs gelíþad his thirst was appeased, Shrn. 130, 5. Forðæm is swíðe micel néddearf ðæt mon mid micelre gemetgunge swelcra scylda ðreáunga gelíðige therefore it is very necessary that the chiding of such sins be tempered with great moderation, Past. 21; Swt. 159, 3; Hat. MS.
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