dǽd-bétan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
dǽd-bétan
part. -ende; p. -bétte; pp. -béted To make amends, give satisfaction, to be penitent, to repent; maleficium compensare, malum bono pensāre, pœnitere His sáwle wúnda dǽdbétende gelácnian to heal the wounds of his soul by making amends, Homl. Th. i. 124, 14. Dǽdbéte shall make amends, L. C. S. 41; Th. i. 400, 16: L. Eth. ix. 26; Th. i. 346, 6. Ðæt he sealde sóðe gebýsnunge eallum dǽdbétendum, ðe to Drihtene gecyrraþ that he should give a true example to all, who shall turn to the Lord by doing amend deeds, Ælfc. T. 38, 4.
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