for-faran
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
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for-faran
Add:I. intrans. To perish Þú wást ic ne wiðsace ic sylf ne forfare, Hml. S. 12, 194. Micel gesǽlð bið þé þæt þú on ðínre gesǽlðe ne forfare, Hml. Th. ii. 392, 33. Fýse hí man út ofþissan earde, oþþe on earde forfaran hí mid ealle, Ll. Th. i. 378, 9. Gé sceolon forfaran, Hml. Th. ii. 494, 13. II. trans. To destroy. 1. the object a person Tó eácan óðran þe man unscyldige forfór, Wlfst. 160, 37. Þurh . . . þe hí heom sylfe ǽlc óðerne forfóre, Chr. 1052; P. 180, 25. Hé (Jupiter ) wolde his ágene fæder forfaran, Wlfst. 106, 11. Is folces forfaren máre þonne scolde, 46, 18. Gif hǽðen cild binnon .ix. nihton þurh gímelíste forfaren sí if a child die and be lost, because through carelessness it is not baptized within nine days after birth, and so dies a heathen, Ll. Th. ii. 292, 7. Cóm strang wind tó swá hí wǽron ealle forfarene búton feówer, Chr. 1050; P. 169, 27. 2. the object a thing Timbrunge forfarene muri consumti, An. Ox. 2126. (2 a) where passage is obstructed, to blockade :-- Hét se cyng faran mid nigonum tó þára níwena scipa, and forfóron him þone múðan foran on útermere the king ordered nine of the new ships to go, and by lying out at sea in front of the mouth they were to stop the passage of the Danish ships, Chr. 897; P. 90, 24. [v. N. E. D. forfare. O. Frs. for-fara to die: O. H. Ger. fer-faran praeterire, obire.]
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