of-faran
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
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of-faran
to come up with those who are pursued, to overtake, to get near enough to attack, to reach and attack Ðá Philippus wæs cirrende ðá offór hiene óðere Sciððie Triballe wǽron hátene revertenti Philippo Triballi bello obviunt, Ors. 3, 7; Swt. 118, 1. Ðá cómon Tarentíne tó heora ágnum scipum, and ðá oðre hindan offóran, and hié ealle him tó gewildum gedydan búton v Tarentini Romanam classem praetereuntem hostiliter invaserunt, quinque tantum navibus per fugam elapsis, 4, 1; Swt. 154, 6. Ðá offóron hié ðone here hindan æt Buttingtúne and hine ðǽr bésǽton they pursued and came up with the Danes at Buttington, and there besieged them, Chr. 894; Erl. 92, 22. Hié offóron ðone here hindan, ðá hé hámweard wæs, and him ðá wið gefuhton, 911; Erl. 100, 26. Ðá ne mehte seó fird hié ná hindan offaran, ǽr hié wǽron inne on ðan geweorce, 894; Erl. 93, 7. Se cyng ofslóh heora swá feala swá he offaran mihte, 1016; Erl. 157, 8. Ic tó fare adeo, ic eom offaren adeor, Ælfc. Gr. 37; Som. 39, 1. v. of-féran, -fylgan, -irnan, -rídan.
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