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laðian

  • verb [ weak ]
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Grammar
laðian, p. ode
Wright's OE grammar
§57; §536;
To invite, call, call upon
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  • Hwílum ic rincas laðige tó wíne

    at times I invite men to wine,

      Exon. 104 a; Th. 395, 32; Rä. 15, 16.
  • Ðyder ðe unc laðaþ and cégþ uncer Drihten whither our Lord invites and calls us, Blickl. Homl. 187, 26: Cd. 226; Th. 301, 29; Sat. 589 Loth hig laðode geornlíce

    Lot compulit illos oppido,

      Gen. 19, 3.
  • Hé hí laðede ðæt hí onféngon ðam gerýno Cristes geleáfan

    ad fidei suscipiendæ sacramentum invitaret,

      Bd. 3, 5; S. 526, 31.
  • Mé of weorulde cígde and laðode

    me de sæculo evocare dignatus est,

      4, 3; S. 568, 18.
  • Heora ða leásan godas hié him laðodan on fultum

    they called upon their false gods to help them,

      Blickl. Homl. 201, 31.
  • Hé héht hám laðian Mellitum and Iustum

    revocavit Mellitum et Justum,

      Bd. 2, 6; S. 508, 33.
  • Ðá hét hé Willfriþ tó ðam sinoþe laðian

    vocari jussit Vilfridum,

      5, 19; S. 639, 35.
  • Hé sende his þeówan tó laðigenne mancynn tó ðære écan feorme,

      Homl. Th. ii. 372, 5.
Etymology
[Goth. laþón: O. Sax. lathian: O. Frs. lathia: Icel. laða: O. H. Ger. ladón: Ger. laden.]
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