FLÓWAN
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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FLÓWAN
part. flówende; ic flówe, ðu flówest, fléwst, he flóweþ, flewþ, pl. flowaþ; p. fleów, pl. fleówon; pp. flówen To FLOW, issue; fluĕre, fluctuāre, inundāre Ðæt ealle eán eft flówan mágon that all waters may flow again, Boutr. Scrd. 21, 16. Flówan mót ýþ ofer eall lond the wave may flow over all the land, Salm. Kmbl. 644; Sal. 321: Ps. Th. 77, 21: 104, 36: Menol. Fox 555; Gn. C. 47. Com flówende flód the flood came flowing, Byrht. Th. 133, 44; By. 65. Ic flówe fluo, Ælfc. Gr. 28, 5; Som. 32, 4. Lagu flóweþ ofer foldan water shall flow over the earth, Exon. 115b; Th. 445, 2; Dóm. 1: Bt. Met. Fox 5, 28; Met. 5, 14: Ps. Th. 67, 2: 63, 1: 103, 10: 147, 7. On ðæt land ðe fléwþ meolece and hunie in terram quæ fluit lacte et melle, Ex. 3, 8: Num. 13, 28: 14, 8: 16, 14: Ps. Spl. 57, 8: Bd. de nat. rerum; Wrt. popl. science 15, 19; Lchdm. iii. 268, 16. Lybbendes wætres flód flówaþ of his innoþe flūmĭna de ventre ejus fluent ăquæ vĭvæ, Jn. Bos. 7, 38: Ps. Lamb. 147, 18. Sǽstreámas flówaþ sea-streams flow, Ps. Th. 92, 5. Fleów blód út and wæter exīvit sanguis et ăqua, Jn. Bos. 19, 34. Fleów firgend-streám the mountain-torrent flowed, Andr. Kmbl. 3144; An. 1575. He slóh stán and fleówon wæteru, and burnan fleówon oððe ýþgodon percussit petram et fluxērunt ăquæ, et torrentes inundāvērunt, Ps. Lamb. 77, 20: 104, 41. Ðeáh ðe wealan flówen dīvĭtiæ si affluant, Ps. Th. 61, 11. [Chauc. flowen: Orm. flowenn: Plat. floien, flojen: Dut. vloeien: M. H. Ger. vlæjen, vlæen: O. H. Ger. flawjan, flewén: Icel. flóa to flood: Lat. flu-ĕre: Grk. πλώω to swim: Sansk. plu to float, swim.] DER. a-flówan, æt-, be-, forþ-, geond-, of-, ofer-, to-, to-be-, under-.
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