for-gifen
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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for-gifen
adj. (ptcpl. ). I. forgiven, pardoned Þé georne tó Gode bide and tó his hálgum, wið þám ðe þíne synna þæs ðe forgifenron beón, Wlfst. 290, 10. II. mild; remissus. 1. of persons, gentle, indulgent Hé wæs Rómánum swá forgiefen and swá milde swá him nán onwald næs ǽr þǽm Tiberius cum magna et graui modestia reipublicae praefuit, Ors. 6, 2; S. 254, 22. Hié sume heora þeówas gefreódon, and eác him eallum wurdon tó milde and tó forgiefene cum licentia in consuetudinem prorogata servos suos passim liberos facerent, 4, 3; S. 162, 15. 2. of discipline, punishment, &c., not hard Sodomom forgefenra ł eáðor tó forgeafanne bið Sodomis remissius erit, Lk. L. 10, 12, 14. Forgefenro, Mt. L. 11, 22. Forgefenre, 24. v. un-forgifen.
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