hlihhan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
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hlihhan
Take here hlehhan in Dict., and add: I. to laugh Ic hlihe ridebo, Kent. Gl. II. Hlihcaþ rident , Germ. 391, 17. Wearð micel gehlýd hlihhendra deófla, Hml. S. 31, 810. I a. to have an emotion which may be expressed by laughing, to rejoice :-- Hió hlihð ridebit (mulier fortis in die novissimo ), Kent. Gl. 1150. ¶ used of the mind :-- Wæs him frófra mǽst geworden . . . hlihende hyge, El. 995. II. to laugh at (with gen.) Seó eáðmódnes hlóh þǽre ofer-módignesse fylles humilitas deridet superbiam iacentem, Prud. 34 a. Þá hlógon his geféran þæs forcorfenan basinges, Hml. S. 31, 72. II a. with phrase expressing scorn, to laugh to scorn :-- Hé getǽlde his fæder . . . and his to bismere hlóh, Angl. xi. 2, 53. Hlógen men his worda on bysmer (cf. hlógan men Nóes worda . . . and bismerodan hine, 216, 28), Wlfst. 206, ii. III. with prep. Ofer hine hig hlihchað (hlichait, Ps. Rdr., hlehhað. Ps. Vos., hlæhað, Ps. Srt.) super eum ride-bunt , Ps. L. 51, 8. Þeáh þé monn hwelces yfeles on hlingc (cf. M. E. to laugh on a person) and þú þé unscyldigne wite though scorn is poured on you for some evil and you know yourself to be innocent (see Prov. Kmbl. 12 in Dict.), Prov. M. 12. IV. trans. To laugh at, deride, scorn Hlógun and téldun hine deridebant eum , Lk. R. 8, 53. v. ge-hlihhan.
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