ofer-bídan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ofer-bídan
to outlast, outlive, survive Gif hwylces weres forme wíf biþ deád, ðæt hé be leáfe óðer wíf niman móte; and gif hé ða oferbýt (si supersit ei ) wunige hé á syððan wífleás, L. Ecg. P. ii. 20; Th. ii. 190, 3. Yldo oferbídeþ stánas, Salm. Kmbl. 599; Sal. 299. Ðá oferbád (survived ) Ælféh his bróðor, Chart. Th. 272, 12. Gif ic hire ouerbíde ... gif heó mé ouerbíde, 583, 5-10. Hé ða bysgu oferbiden hæfde, Exon. Th. 135, 3; Gú. 518.
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