þífþ
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
þífþ
þiéfþ, þýfþ, þeófþ, þeóft, e; f. I. theft, act of thieving Be ánre nihtes (nihte, MS. B.) ðiéfðe (þýfte, MS. B.: þýfðe, MSS. G. H.). Gif hit bið nihteald þiéfð (þýfð, MS. H.) if a day has elapsed since the theft was committed, L. In. 73; Th. i. 148, 10. Móna se syofoða ... þýfð gestrangaþ, Lchdm. iii. 186, 22. Gif hwá stalie on gewitnesse ealles his hírédes, gongen hié ealle on þeówot .x. wintre cniht mæg bión þiéfðe (þýfðe, MSS. B. H.) gewita (cf. wǽron cradolcild geþeówode þurh wælhreówe unlaga for lytelre þýfðe, Wulfst. 158, 15), L. In. 7; Th. i. 106, 18. Betygen þiéfðe (þífðe, MS. H.), 37; Th. i. 124, 22. Be ðýfðe betogenum. Gif hwá þífðe betogen sý, L. Ed. 6; Th. i. 162, 16. Onsacan ðære þiéfðe (þeófðe, MS. B.), L. In. 46; Th. i. 130, 14. Se ðe þýfðe forworht wǽre openlíce, L. Ath. v. 1, 4; Th. i. 228, 25. Gif man leúd ofsleá an þeófðe, licge bútan wyrgelde, L. Wih. 25; Th. i. 42, 13. Be ðeófes onfenge æt ðiéfðe, L. In. 28; Th. i. 120, 4: 37; Th. i. 124, 20. Þýfðe, L. Ath. i. 3; Th. i. 200, 20. Æt openre þýfðe, L. C. S. 26; Th. i. 392, 3. Ðá geácsode se biscop ðæt ða bécc forstolene wǽron, bæd ðara bóca geornlíce ... man gerehte ðam biscope ða forstolenan bécc, and bóte æt ðære þýfðe, Chart. Th. 265, 10. For þeófte oþþe for manslihte, L. Wil. ii. 1; Th. i. 489, 6. Gif hé ða þiéfðe gedierne, L. In. 36; Th. i. 124, 17. Ðæt hý on heora mǽge náne þýfðe (þeófðe) nyston, L. Ath. i. 13; Th. i. 206, 2: iv. 4; Th. i. 224, 6. Man forgá þýfðe (-a), i. 20; Th. i. 210, 3. Ealles folces þing byþ ðe betere æt ðám þýfðum, v. 8, 9; Th. i. 238, 20. Ðæncunge ðǽm ðe wið ðýfðe fylstaþ. Ic þancige Gode and eów eallum ðæs friðes ðe wé nú habbaþ æt ðǽm þýfðum, L. Edm. S. 5; Th. i. 250, 5. II. what is stolen, theft Tó dý ðæt earm and eádig móte ágan ðæt hý mid rihte gestrýnaþ, and þeóf nyte hwǽr hé þýfðe (þeófte, MS. C.) befæste, þeáh hé hwæt stele, L. Edg. S. 2; Th. i. 274, 3. [O. E. Homl. Laym. A. R. þeofðe: R. Glouc. þufþe: Gen. and Ex. ðefte: Ayenb. þiefþe: Chauc. thefte. O. Frs. thiufthe, thiufte: Icel. þýfð, þýft.]
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