trúwian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb, Preposition
Verb Class: Weak
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trúwian
; p. ode To trust, confide Ic trúwige fido . . . , ic trúwige confido, ic trúwode confisus sum, Ælfc. Gr. 33 Zup. 204, 14-16. I. with dat. , to trust to Ðonne ða fortrúwodan him selfum tó suíðe trúwiaþ dum protervi valde de se praesumunt, Past. 32; Swt. 209, 6. Ða ðe hyra weorcum trúwiaþ, Exon. Th. 52, 24; Cri. 838. Ðá ðá ic him betst trúwode, Bt. 2 ; Fox 4, 12 : Beo. Th. 3991; B. 1993. Secgaþ ðǽm welegum, ðæt hí tó wel ne trúwigen ðissum ungewissum welum (sperare in incerto divitiarum suarum), Past. 26; Swt. 181, 15. Heó ongan his wordum trúwian, Cd. Th. 40, 35; Gen. 649. I a. to trust something to a person :-- Se Hǽlend ne trúgude hine sealfne him, Jn. Skt. Lind. 2, 24. I b. to trust to a person for something (clause with ð æt) :-- Hygd bearne ne trúwode, ðæt hé wið ælfylcum éþelstólas healdan cúde, Beo. Th. 4370; B. 2370. II. with gen. to trust in Geáta leód trúwode módgan mægnes. Beo. Th. 1343; B. 669. Hé his wísna trúwade, drohtes on ðære ádle, Exon. Th. 171, 30; Gú. 1134. Hwý hié ðara geearnunga hiora dígelnesse (and diégelnesse, Hatt. MS. ) and incite bet truwien donne ðære hú hié óðerra monna mǽst gehelpen qua mente utilitati ceterorum secretum praeponit suum, Past. 5 ; Swt. 46, 2. II a. with gen. and clause :-- Hé wiðres ne trúwode ðæt hé sǽmannum onsacan mihte he did not trust in resistance, that he should be able to repel the seamen, Beo. Th. 5899; B. 2953 III. with prepositions (be, on, tó), to be confident about, trust in, on, or to :-- Ða ðe trúwiaþ on him qui confidunt in eis. Ps. Spl. 134, 18. Ealle his wǽpnu ðe hé on trúwude universa arma in quibus confidebat. Lk. Skt. 11. 22, Ða burhware trúwodon tó ðam wealle, Homl. Skt. ii. 25, 446. Trúa on Crist, Homl. Th. ii. 392, 34. Ðæt úre nán be him sylfum tó dyrstelíce ne trúwige that none of us be overconfident about himself, 82, 26. Ne trúwige nán man be ælmesdǽdum oððe on gebedum, bútan ðære foresǽdan lufe, i. 54, 11. IV. with a clause, to trust that :-- Ic trúwige, ðeáh, ðæt sum wurðe ábrird þurh God, L. Ælfc. P. 3; Th. ii. 364, 17. [Muze we wel trowen al. . . he misfoð, O. E. Homl. i. 67, 209. þu ne wolldesst nohht trowwenn mine wordess, Orm. 214. Wan hii þe troueþ alre best, Laym. 3413 (and MS.). Mon þe he wel trowede on, 2351. Wile he trowe me, Havel. 1656. Chauc. Piers P. Wick. trowe. Goth. trauan : O. Sax. trúón (with gen. or prep.): O. H. Ger. trúén, trúwén (same govt. as English') confidere: Icel. trúa to trust, believe (dat. or prep.).] v. for-, ge-, or-trúwian; ofer-trúwod; treówian.
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