á-fandian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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á-fandian
Add:I. to try, test, 1. with gen. God áfandode Abrahames . . . God áfandað þæs mannes, Angl. vii. 50, 486-9. Ne sceole wé ná biddan þæt God úre ne áfandige, Hml. Th. i. 268, 10. 2. with acc. Þ;us áfandode God his gecorenan, ná swylce hé nyte heora ingehýd, Angl. vii. 52, 500. Iób wearð áfandod þurh þone deófol, Ælfc. T. Grn. 10, 44. Beón áfandud temptari , Scint. 211, 16. II. to experience Ús gedafendað þæt wé Godes swingle andwerde and áfandode ondrǽdan, Hml. Th. ii. 124, 6. III. to approve, v. á-fandod Áfanded [is] comprobatur , An. Ox. 1141. Bið áfandad (-an, MS.), Kent. Gl. 610. v. un-áfandon.
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