stalian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
stalian
p. ode I. to steal Se ðe stalaþ on Sunnanniht, L. Alf. pol. 5; Th. i. 64, 22. Ðæra þeófa ðe staledon, L. Ath. i. 3; Th. i. 200, 24. Ne stala ðú, L. Alf. 7; Th. i. 44, 19: Homl. Th. ii. 208, 24. Be stale. Gif hwá stalie (stalige) ... Gif hé stalie (stalige) on gewitnesse ealles his hírédes, gongen hié ealle on þeówot, L. In. 7; Th. i. 106, 14-17: 22; Th. i. 116, 9-10. Be þeófum. Gif þeóf ofer ðæt stalige, L. Ath. i. 1; Th. i. 198, 25. II. to proceed stealthily, steal upon a person Hé oftrædlíce on Rómáne stalade Marianum exercitum creberrimis incursionibus fatigavit, Ors. 5, 7; Swt. 230, 9. Læcedemonie hæfdon máran unstillnessa ðonne hié mægenes hæfden and hlóðum on hié (the Thebans) staledon Lacedaemonii, inquieti magis quam strenui, tentant furta bellorum, Ors. 3, 1; Swt. 100, 2. v. for-, ge-stalian.
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