hyldan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hyldan
heldan; p. de; trans. and intrans. To bend, incline, heel, tilt Ðú gestaþoladest eorþan swíðe fæstlíce ðæt heó ne helt on náne healfe thou hast fixed earth very firmly, so that it does not incline to any side, Bt. 33, 4; Fox 130, 36. Heldeþ, Bt. Met. Fox 20, 327; Met. 20, 164. Hylde hine hleór bolster onféng he bent himself [to the couch] and the pillow received his cheek, Beo. Th. 1380; B. 688. Ðá hig hyra andwlitan on eorþan hyldan cum declinarent vultum in terram, Lk. Skt. 24, 5. Hié tó gebede hyldon they bent down to pray, Andr. Kmbl. 2054; An. 1029. Ne hyld ðú míne heortan ut non declines cor meum, Ps. Th. 140, 5. Ic hyldan mé ne dorste I dare not bow myself [the Ruthwell cross has hælda ik ni darstæ], Rood Kmbl. 90; Kr. 45. Is mín feorh tó helldore hylded geneahhe vita mea in infernum appropinquavit, Ps. Th. 87, 3. [Laym. scipen gunnen helden: A. R. helden wín ine wunden: Prompt. Parv. heldyñ or bowyñ inclino, flecto, deflecto, p. 234, see note: Wick. Piers P. helde fundere: O. Sax. af-heldian: Icel. halla to lean or turn sideways; hella to pour out; Dan. hælde to incline: Swed. hälla: O. H. Ger. halden vergere, recubare; haldian, heldian inclinare, declinare.] DER. á-, on-hyldan.
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