tó-cleófan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
tó-cleófan
p. -cleáf, pl. -clufon ; pp. -clofen To cleave asunder Ic tócleófe (-clefe, MS. J. ) findo, Ælfc. Gr. 28, 6; Zup. 178, 5. Ic tóclǽfe, Engl. Stud. xi. 65, 38. Gif ðú ǽnne stán tóclífst, ne wyrþ hé nǽfre gegaderod swá hé ǽr wæs, Bt. 34, 11; Fox 150, 26. Tóclýfþ findit, i. rupit. Wrt. Voc. ii. 148, 63. Ðonne God ðysne middangeard tócleófeþ, Blickl. Homl. 109, 35. Ða nýtenu synd clǽne ðe tócleófaþ heora cláwa, Homl. Skt. ii. 25, 55. Tócleáf findit, Wrt. Voc. ii. 37, 32. Se réða kyning hine tócleáf on twá, Ælfc. T. Grn. 9, 21. Tócleófende sulcans, Wülck. Gl. 254, 21. Monnes cinbán gif hit biþ tóclofen, gesette mon xii. sciłł. tó bóte, L. Alf. pol. 50; Th. i. 94, 16. Ða sticcu ðæs tóclofenan hriddores, Homl. Th. ii. 154, 19. Óð ðone tóbrocenan beorg ðe ðǽr is tóclofen, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. ii. 251, 6. Æt ðam litlan tóclofenan beorge, iii. 421, 9. Tócleofenan, ii. 249, 26. [In later English the word is used transitively and intransitively. His ban tocluuen, Laym. 1920. Drihhtin toclæf þe sæ, Orm. 14798. He smot and toclef þat heued, R. Glouc. 186, 3. Mine herte shal tocleve. Chauc. T. and C. v. 613. Þe holi goste heuene shal tocleue. Piers P. 12, 141. Þe shell tooclef, Alis. (Skt. ) 1009.] v. un-tóclofen.
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