lufian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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lufian
Add: I. with object a person or personal adjunct. 1. to have a great affection or regard for, hold dear, a. the subject a person Ic lufiu (diligam) ðé, Ps. Srt. 17, I. Sé þe his feónd lufað, Mód. 70. Hí his naman lufiað diligunt nonten ejus, Ps. Th. 68, 37. Þæt þú sóð godu lufian wolde, Jul. 195. b. the subject an animal Ðeáh seó leó hire mágister swíðe lufige, Bt. 25 ; F. 88, 10 : Met. 13, 20. c. the subject love Sió lufu ðonne hió lufað ætsomne ǽgðer ge God ge his niéhstan, Past. 87, 8. 2. with reference to love between the sexes Isaac underféng Rebeccan tó wífe and lufode hig swíðe, Gen. 24. 67. Gif ðú hwilc ǽnlic wíf lofodest swíðe ungemetlíce (amore flagrares), and heó nolde þé lufian, Solil. H. 42, 15: Bt. 38, I ; F. 194, 25. His mód ongon fǽmnan lufian, Jul. 27. 3. to express affection in words Hé geearnode pound; hé eác ðá hálegan hærenesse gehýrde, hú hí God lufodon (lofodon, v. l.) and heredon laudes beatas meruit andire, Bd. 3, 19; Sch. 277, 20. Þegnas heredon, lufedun leofwendun. lifes ágend, Cri. 471. Wuton wuldrian hálgan hlióðorcwidum hiofenríces weard, lufian liófwendum lífes ágend, Hý. 8, 3. 4. to express affection by action or conduct, to caress, cherish Ic lufige fovebo, Wrt. Voc. ii. 38, II. Swilc God wyrceð gǽsta lífes tó trumnaðe . . . Swá se almihtiga ealle gesceafte lufað in líchoman, Gú. 733. Ic geteáh his mód tó þon hé lufode mid his brádre hand þá nunnan and ofer þá sculdru geþaccode cujus meniem traxerit, ut in terga ejusdem sanctimonialis feminae blandiens alapam daret, Gr. D. 189, 22. Heó lufode þá leóde, líðwǽge bær hælum tó handa, B. 1982. Frofre gǽst in Gúðláces geóce gewunade, lufade hine and lǽrde, Gú. 109. Cómon earnas . . . lissum lufodon, An. 870. Nemne hé God lufige mid lácum, Jul. in. Híí II. with object a thing, 1. to be strongly attached to, be unwilling to part with Sé ðe lufað sáuel his spildeð ł losað hiá, Jn. L. R. 12, 25. 2. to have a strong lilting for, be very fond of Hé lícet ðæt hé lufige ðæt hé ne lufað, ðisses middangeardes gilp hé lufað, and hé lícett swelce hé ðone onscunige fingit se de bono opere amare, quod non amat, de mundi autem gloria non amare, quod amat, Past. 57, l. Ðonne heó lufaþ þás eorþlican þing, Bt. 33, 4; F. 132, 17: Met. 20, 223. Hig lufigeað þá fyrmystan sell on gebeórscypum, Mt. 23, 6. Lufiað, Lk. 11. 43. Snottre men lufiað midwist míne, Rä. 89, 7. Wé lufedon úra wamba fylnesse, Verc. Först. 123, 14. Þárn þe þrowera þeáwas lufedon, Gú. 132. Nǽfre þú geþreátast . . . ic þeódscipe þínne lufie, Jul. 178. Gyf wé sélre geleorniað we willað georne lufian (gaudenter amplectimur), Ll. Th. i. 440, 22. 3. to regard with favour, approve of Gif wé óðerra monna welgedóna dǽda ne lufigað and ne herigað si aliena bene gesta non diligimus, Past. 231, 1. Eal swilc is tó leánne and nǽfre tó lufiaiine, Ll. Th. i. 322, 22. 4. to be devoted to a practice Hǽðenscipe biþ man . . . wiccécræft lufige oþþe mordweorc gefremme, Ll. Th. i. 378, 21. 5. to take pleasure in the existence of a virtue, practice, seate of things (acc. or clause) God lufað þæt man sí mildheort (miseri- cordiam diligit Dominus, Ps. Th. 83, 12. Ðú ðæt ne lufedest þæt ic þé bernelác brengan móste, Ps. C. 122. ¶ in the legal formula :-- Ic wille beón N. hold and getríwe, and eal lufian hé lufað, and eal áscunian ; he áscunað, Ll. Th. i. 178, 4. 6. to take pleasure in. a. doing something, love to do (clause) Þá lufiað hig gebiddon hí standende on gesomnungum qui amant in synagogis stantes orare, Mt. 6, 5. b. something being done Hig lufigeað hig man gréte on strǽtum, Mt. 23, 7. III. with prep. (?) to bestow affection on Wé lufedon Úra wamba fylnesse and on úre gold and on úre glengnesse and on úre myclan gestreóne and on reáfiácum. Swíðor wé þæt lufedon, þonne wé dydon Godes beboda, Verc. Först. 123, 14-17. v. sceand-lufiende, and next word.
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