lícian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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lícian
Add:I. to please, 1. with person or thing as subject. a. absolute On ǽlcum lande ne lícað on óþrum lícaþ, Bt. 18, 2 ; F. 64, 26. Hé wilnað ungemetlíce lícigean (lícian, v. l. ), Past. 143, 6. Hí woldon lícian for manna eágum, 449, 10. b. with dat. of person pleased Ic Gode lície swýðor þonne æðele cealf placebit Deo super vitulum novellum, Ps. Th. 68, 32. Hú eów lícaþ (placet) þeós spǽc ?, Coll. M. 32, 7. Þæt ic gearewe Gode lícode ut placeam coram Deo, Ps. Th. 55, 11. Hwí tie sceolde me lícian fæger land?, Bt. 14, l; F. 40, 17. Sió wilnung ðæt hé scyle monnum lícigean (lícian, v. l.) cupido placendi hominibus, Past. 141, 14. Hé wilnað Gode tó líciganne (lícianne, v. l.), 371, 21. (b α) with wel, (i) to be (well) pleasing :-- Wel heó lícað ús, Coll. M. 32, 9. Mé þín módsefa lícað leng swá wel, B. 1854. Ðam wífe þá word wel lícodon, 639. Gif hé wilnað ðæt hé hire lícige bet ðonne sé ðe hine sende. Past. 143, 4. (ii) to be sufficient :-- Wel lícas ðǽm dæg werignise his sufficit diei malitia sua, Mt. L. 6, 34. 2. impersonal, with dat. of person Ne þé on þínum selegescotum swíðe lícað neque in tabernaculis viri beneplacitum erit ei, Ps. Th. 146, 11, On ðee lícað mé in te complacuit mihi, Lk. L. R. 3, 22. ' Gif eów swá lícige. . . " Hit him lícode. Bl. H. 241, 20-24. Hié cwǽdon him lícode eallum tó healdenne dixerunt omnes: ' Placet ea custodire, ' Ll. Th. i. 58, 29. Lícige þé . . . þæt þú mé árige complaceat tibi, at erip[i]as me, Ps. Th. 39, 15,, Hú wolde þé nú lícian gif hwylc swíþe ríce cyning wǽre . . . , Bt. 41, 2 ; F. 244, 24. (2 a) with wel. (i) to be (well) pleasing :-- In ðǽm wel lícade sáwle míne in quo bene complacuit animae meae, Mt. L. 12, 18. Ús mára hearm tó fundode þonne ús wel lícode, Cht. E. 230, 2. (ii) to be sufficient :-- Wel lícas sufficit, Mk. L. 14, 41. II. to take pleasure in On þé ic wel lícade in te complacui, Mk. R. L. 1. 11. v. of-lícian.
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