ofer-seón
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong, Contracted
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ofer-seón
I. to observe, survey, see Ðú ðe ealle gesceafta ofersihst thou that dost survey all creatures, Bt. 4 ; Fox 8, 20. Æfter ðære wísan ðe ic hit oferseah quemadmodum inspexi. Nar. 2, 9, Swá ic mid mínum égum oferseah, and mínum eárun oferhýrde, L. O. 8 ; Th. i. 180, 29 : L. C. S. 23 ; Th. i. 388, 24. Ðú ealle míne fýnd eágum ofersáwe super inimicos meos respexit oculus tuus, Ps. Th. 53, 7. Ðæt hié heora sylfra eágon oforségon and heora eáron gehýrdon what they had seen with their own eyes and heard with their ears, Blickl. Homl. 121, 1. Oft wé oferségon þeóda þeáwas, Exon. Th. 118, 9; Gú. 237. Selfe ofersáwon ðá ic cwom, Beo. Th. 842 ; B. 419. Ofersewen respectus, Ps. Spl. 72, 4. [O. H. Ger. ubar-sehan respicere, superspicere.] II. to overlook, neglect, despise Ða ðe tó ðam þríste sýn, ðæt hig God oferseóþ and swá mæniges háliges mannes dóm, Wulfst. 270, 23.
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