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LIBBAN

  • verb [ weak ]
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Grammar
LIBBAN, p. lifde
Wright's OE grammar
§7; §42; §48; §96; §102; §171; §292; §293; §538;
To LIVE
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  • For ðam ic lybbe and gé lybbaþ

    quia ego vivo et vos vivetis,

      Jn. Skt. 14, 19.
  • Ne lybbe ic, ac Crist leofaþ,

      Blickl. Homl. 165, 23.
  • Wé lybbaþ mislíce on twelf mónþum; nú sceole wé lybban Gode, wé ðe óðrum tíman ús sylfum leofodon,

      Homl. Th. i. 180, 17.
  • Godes þeówas ðe be gódra manna ælmessan libbaþ

    God's servants who live by the alms of good men,

      Wulfst. 120, 4.
  • Hié be úrum lárum libbaþ

    they live according to our instructions,

      Blickl. Homl. 75, 15.
  • Eal his líf hé lifde búton synnum,

      33, 16.
  • Hé on wynsumnesse lifde,

      113, 7: Bd. 3, 27; S. 559, 27.
  • Hé on ællþeódignesse lifde

    exulabat,

      S. 559, 30.
  • Hé hér on eorþan engelíce lífe lifde,

      Blickl. Homl. 167, 33: 213, 11.
  • Se þeódcyning þeáwum lyfde

    the king lived virtuously,

      Beo. Th. 4295; B. 2144.
  • Wynnum lifde

    lived joyously,

      Exon. 111 b; Th. 428, 13; Rä. 41, 107.
  • Wé ealne ðysne geár lifdon mid úres líchoman willan

    we have lived all this year as it was pleasing to our body,

      Blickl. Homl. 35, 27.
  • Æfter ðon ðe hí lǽrdon hí sylfe þurh eall lifdon

    secundum ea quæ docebant ipsi per omnia vivendo,

      Bd. 1, 26; S. 487, 37.
  • Hí ðágyt on hǽðennysse gedwolum lifdan

    paganis adhuc erroribus essent implicati,

      2, 1; S. 501, 13.
  • Ðá námon hí him wintersetl on Temesan and lifdon [lifedon, MS. E.] him of Eást Seaxum

    they took up their winter quarters on the Thames and got their provisions out of Essex,

      Chr. l009; Erl. 143, 4 note.
    Swá ða drihtguman dreámum lifdon, Beo. Th. 199; B. 99.
  • Swá swá diácon ðe regollíf libbe,

      L. Eth. ix. 21; Th. í. 344, 21.
  • Swínes scearn ðæs ðe on dúnlande and wyrtum libbe,

      L. M. 1, 20; Lchdm. ii. 62, 28.
  • Ne hié selfe ðý beteran ne taligen ðe ða óðre ðeáh ða óðre be him libben

    ne se meliores æstiment, quia contineri per se ceteros vident,

      Past. 44, 1; Swt. 319, 19.
  • Ða niétenu onlútaþ tó ðære eorþan forðon hié sculon be ðære libban, 21, 3; Swt. 154, 17.

    Laboratores

    syndon weorcmen, ðe tilian sceolon ðæs ðe eal þeódscipe big sceal lybban,
      Wulfst. 267, 15.
  • Uton libban ðam lífe ðe scrift ús wísige,

      112, 18: 150, 13.
  • Lífe swilcum libban

    vitam talem vivere,

      Hymn. Surt. 90, 13.
  • Hé sǽde ðæt hé wolde óðer oððe ðǽr libban oððe ðǽr lecgan

    he said that he would either live [conquer] there or die there,

      Chr. 901; Erl. 96, 33: Ors. 3, 10; Swt. 158, 32.
  • Hé hié ealle geniédde ðæt hié áþas swóran, ðæt hié ealle ætgædere wolden oððe on heora earde licggean, oððe on heora earde libban,

      4, 9; Swt. 190, 27.
  • Hé cwæþ 'Ðú eart ðæs lifigendan Godes sunu.' Se is lybbende God ðe hæfþ líf þurh hine sylfne,

      Homl. Th. i. 366, 33.
  • Eall ðæt ic hæbbe on libbandan and on licgendan

    all the live and dead stock that I have,

      Chart. Th. 548, 12.
  • Nán man nán þing ne bycge ofer feówer peninga weorþ ne libbende ne licgende,

      L. C. S. 24; Th. i. 390, 3.
  • Hý hit be ðán libbendan habban

    let them have it during their lifetime,

      Chart. Th. 491, 25.
Etymology
[Goth. liban: O. Sax. libbian: O. Frs. libba: Icel. lifa: O. H. Ger. lebén.]
Similar entries
v. lifian.
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v.  be-libban lifian.
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