stihtan
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.
stihtan
p. te. I. to dispose, arrange, regulate, direct, rule Ic stihte (disposui ) gekýþnysse mínum gecorenum, Ps. Lamb. 88, 4. Stapas on his heortan hé stihte ascensiones in corde suo disposuit, 83, 6. On ðam án and twentigan geáre ðæs ðe Willelm weólde and stihte Engleland, Chr. 1086 ; Erl. 219, 27. II. to instigate, incite Stihte hí Byrhtnóð, bæd ðæt hyssa gehwylc hogode tó wíge, Byrht. Th. 135, 34 ; By. 127. Ic heó tó þeófendum and tó geflitum stihte, Wulfst. 255, 12. [Du. stichten : O. H. Ger. stiften componere, concinnare : Icel. stétta to found, establish.] v. á-, fore-, ge-stihtan ; stihtian.
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