líðian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
líðian
p. ode To be, become, or make líðe [q. v.] Miltsige man for Godes ege and líðige man georne let mercy be shewn for fear of God, and let kindness be diligently shewn, L. Eth. vi. 53; Th. i. 328, 28. Swá hwæt swá gé gebindaþ hér ofer eorþan eall hit wyrþ on heofenan mid Godes yrre gebunden bútan gé líðian whatsoever ye bind on earth shall all be bound in heaven with God's anger, unless ye be gracious, Wulfst. 178, 4. Biþ ðæs innoþes sár líðigende ðæt hit sóna nǽnig láð ne biþ the disease of the stomach will grow easier, so that soon it will be no annoyance, Herb. 1, 11; Lchdm. i. 74, 10. [Icel. lina to soften, alleviate, abate: O. H. Ger. lindian mollire, blandiri.] DER. ge-, on-líðian; v. líðigian, líðan.
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