lǽðan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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lǽðan
p. de To speak ill of, accuse, abuse, execrate, detest, hate Man call hyrweþ ðæt man scolde herian and láðeþ [lǽðeþ?] ðæt man scolde lufian people scorn what they ought to praise, and hate what they ought to love, Swt. A. S. Rdr. 110, 167. Gif hwelc cymiþ tó mé and ne lǽdes [lǽðues, Lind] fæder his si quis venit ad me et non odit patrem suum, Lk. Skt. Rush. 14, 26. Miððý iuih lǽðeþ menn cum vos oderint homines, Lind. 6, 22. Ða ðe lǽðes ł lǽðedon qui oderunt, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 5, 44. Ða ðe lǽðdon, Lk. Skt. Lind. i, 71. Hý wǽron ealle ánsprǽce ðonne hý mé leahtrodon and lǽðdon loquebantur simul, Ps. Th. 40, 7. [Cf. Icel. leiða to make a person loathe a thing: O. Sax. a-léðian to disgust: O. H. Ger. leidan accusare, detestari; leidén execrari, odiosum facere.] v. be-lǽðan, láðian.
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