DILEGIAN
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
DILEGIAN
dilgian, dielgian; p. ode; pp. od To destroy, abolish, blot out, erase; delēre, abŏlēre Gif se wrítere ne dilegaþ ðæt he ǽr wrát if the scribe does not erase what he wrote before, Past. 54, 5; Hat. MS. Swá swá fenn strǽta is dilgie híg ut lutum plateārum delēbo eos, Ps. Spl. 17, 44. To dielgianne hira synna to blot out their sins, Past. 55, 2; Hat. MS. [Orm. dillghenn: O. Sax. far-diligón delēre: Frs. dylgjen: O. Frs. diligia: Ger. tilgen: M. H. Ger. tíligen, tilgen: O. H. Ger. tiligón.] DER. a-dilegian, -dilgian, for-: un-dilegod.
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