higian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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higian
l. hígian, and add Hé hígode oððe tilode nititur, Wrt. Voc. ii. 59, 69. Hîgien wê contendamus, 24, 36. Hígiendre intento, 48, 63. 1. with preps., in strive after, to, towards, a. aefter Hú mæg yfel beón te ǽlces monnes ingeþanc . . . æfter hígaþ and wilnaþ tó begitanne neque enim vile quiddam . . . quod adipisci omnium fere mortalium laborat intentio, Bt. 24, 4; F. 86, 13. Ðæt ierfe ðæt gé ǽrest æfter hiégiað (hígiað, v. l.) hereditas ad quam festinatur in principio, Past. 331, 24. Nota þæs wísdómes þe þú habbae . . . and híga georne æfter máran, Solil. H. 47, 17. Is ǽlcum þearf hé hígie eallan mægne æfter þǽre méde, Bt. 37, 2; F. 188, 16. b. on Ne hîgion hî on feohgafole usuris nequaquam incumbant, Chrd. 76, 32. c. tó. α. of movement Hé hîgode tó þǽre stówe ad locum tetendit, Gr. D. 99, 20. β. of effort, endeavour, & c. Hé hiégað (hígað, v.l.) tó andweard-nesse his Scippendes ad auctoris speciem anhelat, Past. 86, 10. Hé hígode tó þǽre lufan þæs heofonlican éþles ad amorem coelestis patriae exarsit, Gr D. 11, 5. Ðæt ðá weras hígien (hígigen, v.1.) tó máran byrðene ut viros magna exerceant. Past. 178, 17. (d) wiþ (gen.) :-- Hé hígað wið ðæs ðæt hé wolde hú hé eallum monnum wunderlicost dúhte satagit ut mirabilis cunctis innotescat, Past. 463, 36. Wiþ þæs ic wát þú wilt hîgian. Bt. ll, 2 ; F. 34, 8. 2. with dat. infin. to strive to do, Past. 105, 14 (in Dict.). 3. with clause Hié hîgiað ealle mægene ðæt hié ðæt gedwellen ðæt óðre menn ryhtlícé ongieten habbað student summopere ab aliis recte intellecta destruere, Past. 365, 23. Tó þám þú hígie þú mæge becuman tó þám gesǽlþum þe éce þurh-wuniaþ, Bt. 22, 2 ; F. 78, 18. v. ofer-hígian, on-hígian.
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