plihtan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
plihtan
p. te To bring danger upon an object (dat.), to compromise [To plight has later the meaning of to promise under peril of forfeiture, to make a solemn engagement for which one has to answer] Gif hwá bútan leáfe of fyrde gewende ðe se cyng sylf on sý plihte him sylfum and ealre his áre it shall be at the peril of life and property, L. Eth. v. 28; Th. i. 310, 29 : vi. 35 ; Th. i. 324, 10. Gif ǽnig ámánsumad man ... on ðæs cynges neáweste gewunige, ǽr ðam ðe hé hæbbe godcunde bóte georne gebogene, ðonne plihte him sylfum and eallan his ǽhtan, v. 29 ; Th. i. 312, 3. Plihte hí heora áre and eallon heora ǽhton, vi. 36 ; Th. i. 324, 14. Gif hwá útlahne hæbbe and healde plihte him sylfum and ealre his áre, L. C. S. 67; Th. i. 410, 18. Plihte tó him sylfum and ealre his áre, L. Eth. ix. 42 ; Th. i. 350, 2.
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