æfstigian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
æfstigian
æfestigian; p. ode. I. with acc. to envy, be envious of Hié æfestigeað óþera, monna góddǽde, Gr. D. 117, 4. Ðá æfestgodon ð æt sume men, Shrn. 74, 28. Se ealda feónd ongan æfstigian (invidens ) ðæs óðres lufan, Gr. D. 99, 7. II. with prep. to took with envy or ill will on, have envy towards Ðes iunga man ne æfestigað on nánum ðingum ðe hé hór gesihð, Ap. Th. 14, 25. Se áwyrgda gást æfestgaþ on ðá ðe hé gesyhþ tó Gode higian, Bl. H. 29, 21. Ðá geseah hé dæs sácerdes mód byrnan and æfæstigian wiþ his lífe, Gr. D. 119, 6. v. ge-aelig;f(e)stigian.
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