be-hóf
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
be-hóf
es; n. I. behoof, need, use hé ǽnne scylling hæfde tó his ágenum behófe (nytte, v. l.) ut unum solidum in expensis propriis haberet, Gr. D. 158, 23. Hé sende æfter pallium tó ar. behóue (ad opus ), Chr. 780; P. 52, 14. II. need, want Tó behófe ad indigentiam, An. Ox. 27, 34. Cf. Lk. p. 8, 18 where behófe glosses prodigi. v. níd-behóf.
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