slápian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
slápian
p. ode To cause to sleep, used impersonally with acc. ; cf. O. H. Ger. mih sláphóta dormitavit anima mea Ne geþafa ðú ðínum eágum ðæt hié slápige ne ne hnappigen díne brǽwas . . . Ne slápige nó ðin eáge (eágan, Cote. MSS. ) . . . Ðæt is ðæt mon his eáge lǽte slápian (slápan, slápigen, Cott. MSS. ) ne dederis somnum oculis tuis, ne dormitent palpebrae tuae . . . Ne dederis somnum oculis tuis . . . Somnum oculis dare, est . . . , Past. 28, 4; Swt. 193, 18-25. v. slápan, slǽpan.
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