langian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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langian
p. ode: v. impers. with acc. of pers. To cause longing, desire, discontent, or pain in a person Langaþ ðé áwuht dost thou desire aught? Cd. 25: Th. 32, 1; Gen. 496. Hæleþ langode hwonne hié of nearwe stæppan mósten the men longed for the time when they might step from durance, 71; Th. 86, 16; Gen. 1431. Hine ðæs heardost langode hwanne hé of ðisse worlde móste, Blickl. Homl. 227, 1. Mec longade I was ill at ease, Exon. 115 a; Th. 442, 18; Kl. I4. Longiga tædere, Mk. Skt. Lind. 14, 13. Ðæt ús nú æfter swelcum longian mǽge swelce ðá wǽron that we should now long for such times as then were, Ors. 2, 5; Swt. 84, 27. Ðá ongan hine eft langian on his cýððe then he began to long again for his native land, Blickl. Homl. 113, 15. [O. Sax. langón (with acc. of pers.): Icel. langa (pers. and impers.): O. H. Ger. langén, langón (mih langet desidero.)]
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