on-bídan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
on-bídan
p. -bád; pl. -bidon; pp. -biden. I. to abide, wait, remain Onbád óþ ðæt ǽfen cwom, Beo. Th. 4594; B. 2302. Hé onbád ðæt feówertig wintra hweðer hié gecyrran woldan he waited the forty years to see whether they would change, Blickl. Homl. 79, 4. Onbíd her seofon and twentig nihta, 231, 5: 237, 33. Hér sceolon hí onbídan, Soul Kmbl. 121; Seel. 61. II. to wait for, expect, with gen. Ic uncres gedáles onbád, 75; Seel. 37. Ic ðín onbád, Ps. Th. 118, 116. Gif wífes wer sig on hæftnýde gelǽded, onbýde (expectet ) heo his .vi. winter, L. Ecg. C. 26; Th. ii. 152, 4. Wé sculon óðres onbídan, Lk. Skt. 7, 20. Willaþ gé mín onbídan? Blickl. Homl. 233, 30, 27. III. to wait on, attend upon Onbídendum prestulanti, Wrt. Voc. ii. 65, 58.
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