ofer-hlifian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ofer-hlifian
I. to tower above, rise high above Sóna swá seó sunne sealte streámas heá oferhlifaþ, Exon. Th. 206, 3; Ph. 121. II. to exceed, surpass, excel Ofer[h]lyfaþ praecellat, superemineat, Hpt. Gl. 413, 48. Hé óðre oferhlifaþ ceteris praeeminet, Past. 17, 3; Swt. 111, 1. Iohannes ealle heáhfæderas and Godes wítgan oferhlifaþ, Shrn. 95, 10. III. to tower over in a threatening manner Oferhlifode ege heora ofer hig incubuit timor eorum super eos, Ps. Spl. M. 104, 36. Ofer[h]lifiende minaci, Wrt. Voc. ii. 85, 47.
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