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lǽwan

  • verb [ weak ]
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Grammar
lǽwan, p. de
Wright's OE grammar
§47; §120; §162; §533;
To betray
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  • Ðonne lǽweþ bróðer óðerne hǽðnum on deáþ and sunu se lǽweþ his fæder

    then one brother shall betray another to the heathen to death, and a son he shall betray his father,

      Blickl. Homl. 171, 21.
Etymology
[Goth. léwjan, to betray: O. H. G. gi-láti; p. (he) betrayed.]
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v. be-lǽwan.
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