be-healdan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
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be-healdan
Add:I. to hold, occupy, a. a place Þá wíc beheóld hálig gást, hreðer weardode, El. 1144. Seó þe flóda begong beheóld hund missera, B. 1498. b. an office Þegn nytte beheóld, B. 494. Seleweard sundornytte beheóld ymb aldor Dena, 667. II. to hold, contain Bihaldne contentus, Mt. p. 10, 15. a. to have efficacy Ne beheóld hit nán þing seó scipfyrding búton folces geswinc there was nothing in all this preparation but labour for the people, Chr. 999; P. 133, 10. Cweþað þá ðe syndan stunte þæt mycel forhæfednes lytel behealde that there is very little in great abstinence, Wlfst. 55, 24. b. to have meaning, signify Wit gesáwon swefen, ac wyt nyton hwá hyt unc átelle, hwæt hit behealde what its meaning is. Gen. 40, 8. III. to hold, keep a law Godes beboda utan wé behealdan, Bl. H. 39, 4. IV. to hold, keep, maintain Hí mé onhwyrfdon of þǽre gecynde þe ic ǽr cwic beheóld, Rä. 72, 4. Þá woruldsǽlþa beheóldon on þé heora ágen gecynd fortuna servavit circa te propriam constantiam, Bt. 7, 2; F. 16, 31. V. to keep, guard, preserve Hé hine nó ne beheóld wið ðá gǽstlican scylde sese a spiritalibus vitiis minime custodit, Past. 315, 1. Engel þá menigeo beheóld, Exod. 205. Ðá ðe hiá seolfa hygdiglige beheóldon qui seipsos castraverunt, Mt. L. 19, 12. Beheald þé on þínum lífe þú dó wel þínum bearnum, Nar. 50, 24. Behealdað eów wið leásum wítegum adtendite a falsis prophetis, Hml. Th. ii. 404, 3: Bl. H. 241, 9: Past. 317, 9: 449, 36. Ðæt hí hí behealden ðæt hí innan ne áfeallen, Past. 439, 9. Ðá ðe heá búta éghwoelcum flita behaldan, Mt. L. 5, 9 note. Hié for duste ne mehton geseón hú hí hí behealdan sceolden, Ors. 5, 7; S. 230, 16. Hit ǽr hit nolde behaldan wið unnyt word otiosa cavere verba negligit, Past. 279, 4. On sibbe behealden, Ps. Th. 75, 2. VI. to take care, beware Beheald þæt ðú ðás dǽde ne dó, Hml. Th. i. 38, 25: Lch. i. 332, 6: ii. 318, 19. Behealdað ðæt Adam ne ete of ðám treówe, Hex. 26, 15. Behaldas attendite, Mt. L. 6, 1. Tó behaldenne cavendum, 16, 12. Tó behaldanne evitandum, Lk. p. 7, 15. VII. to behold, 1. intrans. To look Gif se yrðlincg behylt underbæc, Hml. S. 16, 178. Beheald æfter þé, Bl. H. 245, 6. Beheald on mé, 229, 30. Hé hét his cnapan behealdan tó þǽre sǽ, Lch. iii. . 276, 24. Behealden(d)ra prospicientium, Kent. Gl. 1030. 2. trans. a. to look at, gaze on Ic þé beheóld, Bl. H. 235, 26. Hí beheóldon Moises aspiciebant tergum Moysi, Ex. 33, 8: Kr. 64. b. to watch, observe Hiǽ biheóldun (-heáld-. L.) hine obseruabant eum. Mk. R. 3, 2. Ne behealdon gé heofenan ne sunnan, Deut. 4, 19. Mid ðí heó behealdende wæs (intueretur) mid hwylcum þingum hé upp togen wǽre, Bd. 4, 9; Sch. 394, 6. c. to see Folc óðer wundor beheóld líge scínan, Exod. 109. Behealdan videre, Wülck. Gl. 255, 31. d. of the mind, to regard, consider, observe, α. with acc. Gif þú míne unrihtwísnesse behealdest, Bl. H. 89, 16. Beheald mé holdlíce and gehýr mé intende in me et exaudi me, Ps. Th. 54, l. β. with clause Ǽlc gleáw mód behealt hwelcne ende hí habbaþ, Bt. 7, 2; F. 18, 23. Heó beheóld hú þæt þing gewurde considerante eventum rei, Ex. 2, 4. Beheald hú þás men þínum ðeówe dóþ, Bl. H. 229, 22: Bt. 36, 5; F. 180, 5. Behealdan gé hwæþer gé hit hire gecýþan willen, H. R. 9, 7. [O. Sax, bi-haldan: O. Frs. bi-halda: O. H. Ger. pi-haltan.] v. next word.
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