á-hwilfan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
á-hwilfan
p. de To roll over, overturn Seó sǽ slóh tógædere and áhwylfde Pharaones cratu, Ex. 14, 27. Hí fæsthealdne weorcstán upp áhwylfdon, Hml. S. 23, 424. Álege ł ahwelf hig depone eos, Ps. L. 58, 12. Hé sǽde swá oft swá þæt scip wǽre ofdúne áhwylfed, hé sǽte ofer þǽre bytman quoties carabo a superiori parte deorsum verso ipse carinae ejus supersederat, Gr. D. 347, 23. [Cf. He hwelfde at þare sepulchre dure enne grete ston, Misc. 51, 513. Icel. hvelfa to turn upside down; imper. to capsize. Cf. also O. H. Ger. hwalbón volubilis esse.] v. be-hwylfan; hwealf.
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