liþian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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liþian
Add: , leoþian ; p. ode To unloose, release Þá wæs eft swá ǽr ealdfeónda níð onwylled: wóð óðerne lythwón leodode, þonne in lyft ástág ceargesta cirm then again as before the hate of old foes was hot, cries for a time gave vent to a second outburst of hate, when to the heavens rose the clamour of the fiends, Gú. 363. Foldan ic freoþode folcum ic leoþode (as leoþode rimes with freoþode its root vowel should be short), Reirn. 40. [Cf. (?) O. H. Germ. lidón secare.] v. á-, ge-, on-, tó-liþian.
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