tó-bláwan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
tó-bláwan
p. -bleów; pp. -blawen. I. to blow in different directions, scatter by blowing, blow away Hí beóþ duste gelícran ðonne hit wind tóblǽwþ tamquam pulvis, quem projecit ventus a facie terrae, Ps. Th. I. 5. Tódrifen mid winde, swá weorþaþ axe giond eorþan eall tóbláwen, Met. 20, 106. On ðam (helle) fýre gé beóþ tóbláwene, Homl. Skt. i. 7, 139. II. to inflate, puff up, distend with wind, swell, a. lit. v. next word Gif se maga biþ tóbláwen. Lchdm. iii. 58, 13. [Himm wærenn fet and þeos tobollenn and toblawenn. Orm. 8080.] b. fig. to cause the breast to swell with emotion Tóbláwen (superbie lumore) inflatus, Anglia xiii. 441, 1084: Hpt. Gl. 423, 23. Murcunugum tóbláwene questibus infiati, 421, II. Tóbláwene mid módignysse, Scint. 84, 19: R. Ben. 124, 6. [Mid a lutcl wind of a word toblowen and tobollen, A. R. 122, 16.]
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