bryttian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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bryttian
Substitute: bryttian, brytian. I. to dispense, distribute, grant a share of Exhibeo, i. porrigo, prebeo, tribito ic bryttie, dono, ostendo ic bringe, Wrt. Voc. ii. 145, 2. Hé missenlíce monna cynne his giefe bryttað, Crä. 105: Cri. 682: B. 1726. Hé gumum gold brittade, Gen. 1181. Bryttade, 1236. Hé him gyfe bryttode,welum weorðode, An. 755. Ic wisse cwén giefe bryttian, Vid. 102. Ðá þe hit him bryttian (brytian, v.l.) sceoldon ... ðá þe be hiora gifum libban sculon qui dispensatores sunt ... qui ex aliena dispensatione subsistunt, Past. 320, 4. Hé ðám útlican tó geleáfan bringan (brytian, v.l.) ne mihte externis prodesse ad fidem non poterat, Bd. 5, 9; Sch. 397, 2. II. to dispose of, have control of, be master of, enjoy, use Sǽda gehwilc þára þe hæleð bryttigað every seed that men use, Exod. 376. Hé lange siððan woruld bryttade for long after he lived, Gen. 1226. Hié wintra fela woruld bryttedon, 1724. His eaforan eád bryttedon His children were masters of his wealth, 1602: Dan. 672. Mé (Abraham ) æfter sculon woruldmágas welan bryttian, Gen. 2178. Ne mihton hí mægyn bryttigan they were powerless, 52. Hí léton him behindan hrá bryttian þone hrefn and þone earn ǽses brúcan, Æðelst. 60. v. ge-bryttian.
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