wlítan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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wlítan
p. wlát, pl. wliton To look, gaze, 1. absolute Þeóda wlítaþ, Exon. Th. 221, 28; Ph. 341. 2. with prep. (adv.) Ðú on magan wlítest, Cd. Th. 144, 26; Gen. 2395. Wuhta gehwylc on weoruld wlíteþ, Met. 31, 14. Hé wlít ofer ealle ða ðe ealre eorðan ymbhwyrft búiaþ respexit super omnes qui habitant orbrm, Ps. Th. 32, 12. Ðissum idesum ðe wé on wlítaþ, Cd. Th. 150, 32; Gen. 2500. On ða synwyrcend wlítaþ, Exon. Th. 68, 18; Cri. 1105. Wlát wítga geond þeódland, óþ ðæt hé gestarode, ðǽr gestaþelad wæs æþelíc ingong, 19, 25; Cri. 306. Hió wlát ofer ealle, Elen. Kmbl. 770; El. 385. Hé tó heofenum wlát, Byrht. Th. 136, 56; By. 172. Hé æfter recede wlát, Beo. Th. 3149; B. 1572. Ða ðe on holm wliton, 3189; B. 1592. Wlítan on Wíláf, 5696; B. 2852: Cd. Th. 145, 8; Gen. 2402. Heó swá wíde wlítan meahte ofer heofonríce, 38, 18; Gen. 608. Wlítan in wuldre to see heaven, 290, 2; Sat. 409. Fleóhnet, ðæt hé mihte wlítan ðurh on ǽghwylcne, and on hyne nǽnig monna cynnes, Judth. Thw. 22, 5; Jud. 49. (2 a) amplified by the addition of eágum :-- Hé ofer ealle þeóde eágum wlíteþ oculi ejus super gentes respiciunt, Ps. Th. 65, 6. Hý geseóð hyra cyning, eágum on wlítaþ, Exon. Th. 352, 7; Sch. 94. On ðone eágum wlát cining, Cd. Th. 7, 15; Gen. 106. Wlít (háwa, Bt. 4; Fox 8, 20) on moncyn mildum eágum, Met. 4, 54. Hý wénaþ ðæt hý on eálond sum eágum wlíten, Exon. Th. 360, 28; Wal. 12. Eágum wlítan on, Cd. Th. 107, 25; Gen. 1794: 109, 19; Gen. 1825. [Icel. líta to look.] v. be-, geond-, þurh-wlítan; wlátian.
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