of-teón
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong, Contracted
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
of-teón
pp. -togen and -tigen. I. to withdraw He hine ofteáh ðære fôre subtraxit se illi profectioni, , Bd. 5, 9 ; S. 623, 23. II. to take away what a person has, deprive a person of anything (with dat. or acc. of person, gen. of thing, or dat. of person and acc. of thing) Ic ofteó derogo. Wrt. Voc. i. 39, 27. Gif mon him oftíhþ ðara þénunga and ðæs anwealdes detrahat si quis superbis vani tegmina cultus, Bt. 37, ; Fox 186, 10. Oft ic sýne ofteáh, âblende beorna unrím, Exon. Th. 270, 21; Jul. 468. Wé oftugon ðé londes wynna, 130, 15; Gú. 438. Búton seó syncopa ðone i (of the gen. pl.) ofteó, Ælfc. Gr. 10; Som. 14, 55. Nó Ælmihtig ealra wolde Adam and Eve ârna ofteón, Cd. Th. 58, 29; Gen. 953. Gif him gebyreþ ðæt him wyrþ ðara þénunga oftohen (oftogen, Met. 25, 31), Bt. 37, I; Fox 186, 14. Ðé biþ seó bodung oftogen, Homl. Th. ii. 530, 30. Oftigen biþ him torhtre gesihþe he shall be deprived of clear sight, Exon. Th. 335, 29; Gn. Ex. 41. III. to withhold, keep back, deny a person anything Ic ðé ofteó mînne fultum . . . Ic ofteó mîne rénscúras I will withhold from thee my help . . . I will withhold my rain-showers, Homl. Th. ii. 102, 32-33. Gehelp ðû earmra manna mid ðam dǽle ðe ðú ðé sylfum oftíhst, i. 180, 12. For synnum oftíhþ se Ælmihtiga Wealdend hwílon mannum bigleofan, ii. 462, 21. Gif wê Godes láre eów ofteóþ, 554, 18. Hond feorhsweng ne ofteáh the hand refused not to strike a fatal stroke, Beo. Th. 4972 ; B. 2489 : 3045 ; B. 1520. Gé him ǽghwæs oftugon hrægles nacedum móses mete*-*leásum ye withheld from them everything, raiment from the naked, food from the hungry, Exon. Th. 92, 8; Cri. 1505. [And wó só mîne cwyde ofté God him ofté heuenríches and whoso refuses to carry out my testament, may God refuse him the kingdom of heaven, Chart. Th. 515, 30]Hé hét hire ofteón étes and wǽtes, Homl. Skt. i. 8, 129 : Blickl. Homl. 37, 28. Ðæt ðám gódum, ðe hit (doctrine) gehealdan willaþ, ne sý oftogen seó gástlíce deópnyss, Homl. Th. ii. 96, 4: i. 370, 8. Swelce snytro swylce óðrum ieldran gewittum oftogen is negatas senibus dignitates, Bt. 8; Fox 24, 29. [Goth. af-tiuhan: O. H. Ger. aba-ziohan abstrahere.]
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