neáh-lǽcan
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neáh-lǽcan
Add: with dat. or tó. I. of movement in space Hé ána beláf and neálǽhte tó þǽre stówe, Hml. S. 30, 105. Þá apostolas ealle neálǽhton tó Drihtne, Bl. H. 155, 14. Hé wearð áweht tó his neálǽcendan stefne, Gr. D. 85, 8. II. of movement in time. 1. with a noun or pronoun as subject Se dóm neálǽceþ, Bl. H. 91, 19. Nú neálǽceþ ǽgþer ge þín onwrigennes ge uncer gecýþnes, 187, 22. Ic neálǽhte mínum ende, Gr. D. 243, 20. Þonne seó tíd neálǽce, Bl. H. 205, 28. Swá neálǽcende is þeós andwearde woruld tó ende quantum praesens seculum propinqvat ad finem, Gr. D. 330, 25, (la) with clause :-- Núú 2. with impersonal construction, to approach a season or event Hit tó ðám dóme nú georne neálǽcð, Wlfst. 18, 14. Neólicað onlésnisse eówrum appropinguat redemtio uestra, Lk. R. 21, 28. Þǽre tíde neálǽhte fire álésnesse, Bl. H. 77, 14. Mid þý hit ǽfenne neáléhte uespertino tempore, Nar. 23, 9. Þá þá hit neálǽhte þǽre tíde his deáþes appropinquante mortis ejus tempore, Gr. D. 301, 33. Hit neálǽhte his ænde ad extrema pervenit pater, 226, l: 307, 2.
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