ræfnan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ræfnan
p. de. I. to endure, suffer, undergo Ræfnde perpetitur, Wrt. Voc. i. 66, 66. Ðeáh hé deáþes cwealm ræfnan sceolde, Exon. Th. 240, 24; Ph. 643. II. to do, perform, accomplish, carry out Ða ðe ræfnaþ hér wordum and weorcum wuldorcyninges láre, 149, 20; Gú. 764 : 139, 17; Gú. 594. Neáh is Drihten eallum ðe his willan hér wyrceaþ georne and his hyge swylce elne ræfnaþ, Ps. Th. 144, 19. Hié ðæt ófstum miclum ræfndon, Judth. Thw. 21, 9; Jud. l1. Ræfn elne ðis, ðæt ðú nǽfre fǽcne weorð freónde ðínum, Exon. Th. 302, 3; Fä. 30. v. á-ræfnan and cf. dreógan for the same two meanings.
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