ge-dafenian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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ge-dafenian
Add: — Gedafnaþ conuenit, Wülck. Gl. 252, 15. 1. the subject a noun, a. with dat. or uncertain Rehtwíse gedeofenað efenherenis rectis decet conlaudatio, Ps. Srt. 32, l. Ðé gedeafenað ymen, 64, 2. . . . Húse ðínum gedeafineað (decent) ðá hálgan, 92, 5 Gedafenie[n]dre beclýsinge competenti clausula, An. Ox. 5356. b. with infin. or clause Swylces módes wer má gedafonade (-dafen-, v. l. beón tó bysceope gehálgad ( hé wǽre tó bisceope gehálgod, v. l.) þonne hé cyning wǽre a man of such a disposition was more suited to be consecrated a bishop than to be a king ; talis anirni uirum episcopum magis quam regem ordinari deceret, Bd. 4, ii ; Sch. 404, 2. 2. the subject a pronoun, a. with an infin. Hú hit gedafenige on his gesihðe beón qualiter oporteat in conspectu ejus esse, R. Ben. l. 52, 17. b. with a clause in apposition Wel gedafenaþ hé tó eorþan ástige, Bl. H. 13, 19: Cri. 551. Wel gedafenode Dryhten swá dyde, Bl. H. 67, 12: 77, 12. 3. without a subject, a. alone Godes laga bealdan swá swá his háde gedafenað, Ll. Th. i. 346, 24. Dó hire swá dohtrum gedafenað faciet illi juxta morem filiorum, Ll. Lbmn. 30, 6 note, b. with a clause Mé gedafenaþ þæt ic nú tódæg þé gecyrre, Hml. Th. i. 580, 33 : Bl. H. 227, 13 : 55, 4: 149, 11. Ús gedafanað . . . , Bd. 4, 3; Sch. 362, 15. c. with infin. Þá án þá þe tó ǽfæstnesse belumpon, and his þá ǽfestan tungan gedafenode (-deofanade, v.l.) singan ea tantummodo, quae ad religionem pertinent, religiosam ejus linguam decebant, Bd. 4, 24; Sch. 482, 9. d. with gerundial infin. Swá ǽnigan crístenan mæn ne gedafenað tó dónne, Ll. Th. i. 316, II. Hú monnum gedafonode (-dafen-, v. l. ) on hiera beddum tó dónne, Past. 99, 20.
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