á-gǽlan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
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á-gǽlan
Dele II. v. intrans. . . . esse, and add: I. to make gál (q. v.), to profane, v. tó-gǽlan Ne ic ne besmíte ł ágǽele míne ge-kýðnesse neque profanabo testamentum meum , Ps. L. 88, 35. II. to neglect, delay doing Se sláwa ágǽlð and forielt ðæt weorc ðe him niédðearf wǽre tó wyrceanne piger necessaria agere negligit , Past. 283, 25. Ic ágǽlde þæt tó mínre sáwle frætwum belumpe, Angl. xi. 98, 29: 99, 63. Ic ágélda (forgýmde above the line ), xii. 510, 19. Þá gyt ágǽlde hé hyt and hyt him ne sǽde, Shrn. 98, 13. Sé his ferweme oððe hit ágéle. Cht. Th. 476, 2. III. to hinder from doing something (gen. ) Ágǽleþ inpedit , Wrt. Voc. ii. 48, 8. Hí þone Godes man his horses bereáfodon and hine his síðes ágǽldon, Gr. D. 15, 17. Gif hé hine ágǽlde Godes þeówdómes if he hindered himself from doing God's service , Bl. H. 23, 17. III., to hinder by diverting a person's energies, to pre-occupy Swá eall folc wearþ mid him ánum ágǽled, þæt hié þæs wealles náne giéman ne dydon, Ors. 3, 9; S. 134, 20.
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