ofer-faran
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
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ofer-faran
I. intrans. To pass, go off Ælþeódiglíce is oferfare peregre transeo, Ælfc. Gr. 38; Som. 41, 28. Oferfare on munt swá swá spearwa transmigra in montem sicut passer, Ps. Spl. 10. 1. II. trans. α. to pass, cross (a river, boundary, etc.) Ic Iordane eft ongeán oferfare mid twám floccon, Gen. 32, 10. Gyf ðú Iordanem oferfærst, Glostr. Frag. 108, 19. Moyses oferfór ða Reádan Sǽ, Wulfst. 210, 12. Oferfóren egrederentur, Hpt. Gl. 464, 64. Ðá gebeótode án his þegna ðæt hé mid sunde ða eá oferfaran wolde, Ors. 2, 4; Swt. 72, 29: Bd. 1, 7; S. 478, 9. Ne ða ebban foldes mearce oferfaran móton, Met. 11, 70. β. to pass through, traverse Hí forþ oferfóran folcmǽro land, Cd. Th. 108, 4; Gen. 1801. Siððan ðú ðone up áhafast forþ oferfarenne, Met. 24, 26. γ. to pass through (a danger) Ða hyssas fǽrgryre fýres oferfaren hæfdon, Cd. Th. 245, 15; Dan. 463. δ. to pass through, penetrate Oferfarende penetrans, Hpt. Gl. 493, 30. ε. to come upon, come across, meet with Se here ... slógon and bærndon swá hwæt swá hí oferfóron the Danes slew and burnt whatever they came across, Chr. 1016; Erl. 157, 2.
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