ge-lýfed
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Participle
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ge-lýfed
part. p. [pp. of ge-lýfan to believe] One who believed, faithful; religiosus, fidus, fidelis His [Constantínes] módor wæs cristen, Elena geháten, swíðe gelýfed mann, and þearle eáwfæst his [Constantine's] mother was a christian, called Helena, a very faithful person, and very pious, Homl. Th. ii. 306, 3 : i. 60, 13. Com se árwurþa Swíþhun to sumum gelýfedan smiþe on swefne the venerable Swithun came to a certain religious [lit. faithful] artisan in a dream, Glostr. Frag. 2, 5. Wæs sum cyning gelýfed swíðe on God there was a king firmly believing on God, Swt. Rdr. 95, 2 : H. R. 101, 13. Hie wurdan hraðe gelýfde they immediately believed, Blickl. Homl. 155, 5. Ealle ðing synd gelýfedum mihtlíce omnia possibilia credenti, Mk. Bos. 9, 23.
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