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lifen

  • noun [ feminine ]
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Grammar
lifen, leofen, e; f.
That by which one lives, support, sustenance
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  • Libn

    vicatum [ = victum ],

      Wrt. Voc. ii. 123, 51; Ep. Gl. 28 b, 17.
  • Lífes tó leofne

    for the support of life,

      Andr. Kmbl. 2247; An. 1125.
Etymology
[Cf. Goth. libains life.]
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v. and-lifen.
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v.  leofen libn.
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