ge-þafa
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-þafa
an; m. [geþafian to consent] A favourer, supporter, helper, assenter, consenter; fautor, adjūtor He biþ ryhtes geþeahtes geþafa he is the supporter of good designs, Past. 42, 1; Swt. 306, 14; Hat. MS. 58 a, 17: Cd. 22; Th. 127, 8; Gen. 414. Hwí ne eart ðú his geþafa why art thou not an assenter to this? Bt. 26, 2; Fox 92, 13: L. De Cf. 7; Th. ii, 262, 30. Ic eom geþafa I am convinced, I am an assenter, Bt. 35, 2; Fox 156, 13: 36, 5; Fox, 180, 16: 38, 2; Fox 196, 16. Gif ðé mon for rihtre scylde brócie, geþola hit wel and beó his wel geþafa if thou art afflicted for a just cause, bear it well and assent to it readily, Prov. Kmbl. 45. Ðá næs Æðelm ná fullíce geþafa then Æthelm did not fully assent, Th. Ch. 171, 4. We sceolon beón geþafan we must necessarily be consenters, Bt. 34, 12; Fox 154, 7.
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