on-líhtan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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on-líhtan
-leóhtan. I. of places or things, to illumine, make bright, cause to shine, a. literally Mycel leóht onleóhte ðæt carcern, St. And. 4, 4. Óþ ðæt ðære sunnan leóman hine (the moon ) eft onlíhton, Lchdm. iii. 240, 27. Onleóhtende inluminans, Hymn. Surt. 15, 22. Ealle steorran weorþaþ onlíhte and gebirhte of ðære sunnan, Bt. 34, 5; Fox 140, 5. b. metaph. God onlýhteþ (illuminet ) andwlitan his ofer ús, Ps. Spl. 66, 1. Onlýht (inlustra ) ansíne ðín ofer þeów ðínne, 30, 20. Tó hwon yldestú middangeard tó onlýhtenne, Blickl. Homl. 7, 33. II. of persons, a. to give sight to, make the sight clear Drihten blinde on heora eágum onleóhteþ Dominus illuminat caecos. Ps. Th. 145, 7. Heó gegódaþ and onlíht ðæra eágena scearpnysse, Lchdm. i. 72, 15. Ðæt se ylca ða dohter ðæs ealdormannes blinde onlíhte, Bd. 1, 18; S. 484, 30. Ðæt wundor worhte, ðæt hé ðone blindan onlýhte, Blickl. Homl. 19, 19. Mon geseah hine blinde onlýhtende, 177, 15. Ðá geseah hé sóna gesundfullum eágum, þurh ðone ylcan onlíht ðe hine ǽr áblende, H. R. 107, 28: Homl. Skt. i. 21, 275. b. to clear the mental vision, to enlighten Sóð leóht ðæt onlýht ǽlcne man, Jn. Skt. 1, 9. Se hálga Gást ealle ða englas onlíht, Ælfc. T. Grn. 2, 14. Worda mé ðínra wíse onleóhteþ, Ps. Th. 118, 130. Ne onlíhtaþ hí nánht ðæs módes eágan, Bt. 34, 8; Fox 144, 32. Ðú simle míne sáwle onlíhtest, Homl. Th. i. 74, 31. Hé hié onlýhte mid ðæs Hálgan Gástes gife, Blickl. Homl. 145, 6. Onliht ða eágan úres módes mid ðínum leóhte, Bt. 33, 4; Fox 132, 33: Ps. Th. 12, 4. Onleóht heorte manna, Hymn. Surt. 23, 1. Crist mæg ðíne nytennysse onlíhtan, Homl. Skt. i. 5, 200. Manegum wearþ mód onlíhted, Apstls. Kmbl. 104; Ap. 52. Wé wurdon onlíhte þurh geleáfan, Homl. Th. i. 154, 21. Onlýhte, Blickl.Homl. 161, 14. III. to give light (with dat.) Ðæt hit onlíhte eallum ðe on ðam húse synt, Mt. Kmbl. 5, 15. Onlíhtan ðám ðe on þýstrum sittaþ, Lk. Skt. 1, 79. IV. intrans. To shine Ic onlíhte oððe scýne luceo, Ælfc. Gr. 35; Som. 38, 8. Sæterdæg onlýhte (inlucescebat ), Lk. Skt. 23, 54. Onlíhton (illuxerunt ) lígrascas ðíne, Ps. Spl. 76, 18: 96, 4. Heora wegas onlíhton, Blickl. Homl. 137, 2. Swá onlíhte (luceat ) eówer leóht, Mt. Kmbl. 5, 16. Onlióhte inlucescat, Kent. Gl. 206.
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