hleápan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
§5,
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hleápan
p. hleóp, pl. hleópon and hlupon [cf. Icel. hlupu] ; pp. hleápen To LEAP, jump, dance, run Ic hleápe salio, Ælfc. Gr. 30; Som. 34, 45. Ðonne hleápþ se healta swá swá heort the lame shall leap as a hart, Homl. Th. ii. 16, 18. Se ðe hleápeþ he who dances, Exon. 88 b; Th. 332, 11; Vy. 83. Hé hleóp on ðæs cyninges stédan ascendens emissarium regis, Bd. 2, 13; S. 517, 9: 3, 9; S. 534, 3. Roger hét án of heom se hleóp into ðam castele æt Norþwíc Roger was the name of one of them, he threw himself into the castle at Norwich, Chr. 1087; Erl. 224, 34. Hér Eádwine eorl and Morkere eorl hlupon út and mislíce férdon on wuda and feldon in this year earl Edwin and earl Morcere fled away and went different ways through wood and open country, 1072; Erl. 210, 26. Ðæt hie ne hliépen unwillende on ðæt scorene clif unþeáwa per multa, quæ non appetunt, iniquitatum abrupta rapiuntur, Past. 33, 1; Swt. 214, 7. Lege on ða wunde gyf heó tósomne hleápan wolde lay on the wound if it be ready to close up [cf. Icel. sárið var hlaupit í sundr], Herb. 90, 13; Lchdm. i. 198, 2. Hwílum hleápan léton on geflit faran fealwe mearas at times they made their fallow steeds run, contend on the course, Beo. Th. 1733; B. 864, Hé á wæs gangende and hleápende ambulans et exsiliens, Bd. 5, 2; S. 615, 23. Heó him beforan hleápende wæs the hind kept running before them, Lchdm. iii. 426. 32. Herodes swór ðæt hé wolde ðære hleápendan déhter forgyfan swá hwæt swá heó bǽde Herod swore that he would give the dancing daughter whatever she asked, Homl. Th. i. 452, 34. [Laym. lepen; p. pl. leopen, lupen: Orm. læpen; subj. p. lupe: Ayenb. lheape; p. lhip: Piers P. lepen; p. pl. lope: Chauc. lepe; p. lep, leep: Goth. us-hlaupan to leap up: O. Sax. a-hlópan: O. Frs. hlápa; Icel. hlaupa to leap; also to run: O. H. Ger. hlaufan currere: Ger. laufen.] DER. á-, æt-, be-, ge-, ofer-hleápan.
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