ge-fá
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-fá
[ = ge-faa], án; m. [fáh a foe] A foe, an enemy; inimicus, adversarius Gif se man [MS. mon] his gefán wite if the man know his foe, L. Alf. pol, 42; Th. i. 90, 2, 4, 14. Ðá métte hine his eald-gefána sum, and hine ofstang then one of his old foes met him, and stabbed [killed] him, Ors. 3, 7; Bos. 62, 22. To bismere his gefán [MS. gefaan = gefáu = gefáum = gefáhum] in mockery to his foes, Homl. Th. i. 226, 28. v. fáh, fá.
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