of-áxian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
of-áxian
-ácsian; p. ode To find out by asking, to learn Ðá hé ofáxode (didicisset ) hwæt his suna him dydon, Gen. 9, 24: Chart. Th. 340, 27. Hé his bróðor slege ofáxode, Homl. Th. ii. 358, 5. Hé ofáxode æt ðám láreówum, ðæt Cristes þeówdóm ne sceal beón geneádod, 130, 14. Hé ofácsode (suspicabatur ) ðæt hé hæfde ǽrendo, Bd. 4, 1; S. 564, 48 note. Hit wearþ gecweden, ðæt man ofáxode on eallum his ríce, gif ǽnig mǽden mihte beón áfunden swá wlitiges hiwes, Anglia ix. 29, 71. Ic ðé bidde ðæt ðú ofáxie ða næglas, H. R. 15, 23. Ðá sænde hé his móder tó Hierusalem, tó ðam ðæt hió ðǽr ofáxian scolde ða hálgan róde, 7, 4. Cf. of-spyrian.
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