þorfend
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun, Adjective
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
þorfend
es; m.: þorfende; adj. (ptcpl.) used substantively. A needy person, a poor person Wæs sum ðærfe ł ðo[r]fond (mendicus) ... wæs deád se ðorfendo (mendicus ), Lk. Skt. Lind. 16, 20, 22. Ofer armne and ðorfend super egenum et pauperem, Rtl. 175, 33. Ðorfendo pauperes, Mk. Skt. Lind. 14, 7. Eádgo ða ðorfendo beati pauperes, Lk. Skt. Lind. 6, 20. Ic sello ðorfendum do pauperibus, 19, 8: Mk. Skt. Lind. Rush. 14, 5. Ðorfendum ł næfigum (ðarfendum, Rush.) egenis, Jn. Skt. Lind. 12, 5. Cf. þearfende, and see preceding and following words.
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