byldan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
byldan
p. bylde; pp. bylded; v. trans. [beald bold; v. byld] To make bold, to animate, instigate, exhort, encourage, confirm; animare, instigare, hortarí confirmare He Fresena cyn byldan wolde he would encourage the race of the Frisians, Beo. Th. 2193; B. 1094. Geongne æðeling sceolon góde gesíðas byldan good companions should encourage a young prince, Menol. Fox 488; Gn. C. 15. Hí bylde bearn Ælfríces the son of Ælfric encouraged them, Byrht. Th. 137, 60; By. 209. Swá hí ealle bylde Godríc to gúþe so Godric encouraged them all to the war, Byrht. Th. 141, 11; By. 320. Bǽdon hí Sigebyrht ðæt he mid him to ðam gefeohte fóre and hyra fultum trymede and bylde rogaverunt Sigberctum ad confirmandum militem secum venire in prælium, Bd. 3, 18; S. 546, 20, col. 1.
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