of-gifan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
of-gifan
to give up, leave, abandon Obgibeht (=ofgifeþ) destituit , Wrt. Voc. ii. 105, 77. Hé Dena land ofgeaf he left the Danes' land, Beo. Th. 3813; B. 1904. Hé ðás woruld ofgeaf he died, Cd. Th. 72, 30; Gen. 1194. Hé ðone beám ofgeaf he (Christ) left the cross (when he was taken to be buried), Exon. Th. 45, 35 ; Cri. 729. Hí flet ofgeáfon they gave up their halls (when they died ), 290, 7; Wand. 61. Mec deádne ofgeáfun fæder and móder, ne wæs mé feorh ðágén in innan, 391, 7; Rä. 10, i. Hí heora land ofgeafan patria profugi, Ors. 1, 4; Swt. 32, 20. Ofgǽfon, Cd. Th. 6, 8 ; Gen. 85. . Ne ofgif ðú mé ne elonges a me, Ps. Th. 70, 11. Hé ða goldburg ofgifan (leave) wolde. Andr. Kmbl. 3309; An. 1657. Ofgefen distitutum, Wrt. Voc. ii. 106, 58. Ofgifene, 25, 59: Bd. 4, 9 ; S. 577, 3. [O. H. Ger. aba-geban destituere: O. Sax. af-geƀan.]
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