hlystan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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hlystan
p. te To list, listen to, hear, hearken Hí gefeallaþ on ða heortan ðe hiera hlyst they fall on the heart that listens to them, Past. 15, 6; Swt. 97, 1. Mid ðam ðe hé hlyste ðæs heofonlícan sanges whilst he was listening to the heavenly song, Homl. Th. ii. 98, 5. Ne hlyst ðú ná ungesceádwíses monnes worda do not listen to the words of an indiscreet man, Prov. Kmbl. 47: Nicod. 3; Thw. 2, 5. Hlyst hider hearken, Past. 49, 2; Swt. 381, 14. Sunu mín hlyste mínre láre fili mi acquiesce consiliis meis, Gen. 27, 8. Ne hliste ðú his worda non audies verba illius, Deut. 13, 3. Hlystaþ hwæt ic secge hear what I say, L. I. P. 5; Th. ii. 310, 8. Hlyste hé gódes rǽdes let him hearken to good counsel, Homl. Th. i. 54, 16. Wé biddaþ ðé leóf ðæt ðú hlyste úre sprǽce oramus, domine, ut audias nos, Gen. 43, 20. Man láreówum hlyste let teachers be listened to, L. Eth. vii. 19; Th. i. 332, 26. Hig hlyston hím audiant illos, Lk. Skt. 16, 29. Hé sceal bóclárum hlystan swyðe georne he must pay diligent attention to the teaching of books, L. I. P. 2; Th. ii. 306, 8. Hig fundon hine hlystende they found him listening, Lk. Skt. 2, 46: Past. 49, 5; Swt. 385, 23. [Laym. lusten: Orm. lisstenn: Ayenb. lheste: Icel. hlusta.]
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