ge-bréfan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-bréfan
p. ed To state briefly, epitomize: — Gif hwylcum cnihte lyste má þinga and deópra gesetnyssa be him witan þonne wé hér habbað gebréued, Angl. viii. 308, 11. Nú wé þás þing habbað sceortlíce gebréued, 322, 22. [O. L. Ger. gi-bréuid conscriptium; O. H. Ger. ge-briefen adtitulare, abbreviare, designare, describere. Cf. Icel. bréfa to give a brief account of.]
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