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LIFIAN

  • verb [ weak ]
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LIFIAN, <b>, leofian;</b> p. ode
To LIVE
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  • Ne swelte ic ac ic lifige

    non moriar, sed vivam,

      Ps. Th. 117,17: 118, 93.
  • Ðú eádig leófast,

      127, 2.
  • Ðenden ðú hér leofast,

      Cd. 43; Th. 57, 29; Gen. 935.
  • Ðǽr hit lifaþ swá unnyt swá hit wæs

    where it continues as useless as it was before,

      Beo. Th. 6316; B. 3168.
  • Lyfaþ

    vivet,

      Ps. Th. 71, 15.
  • Þurh Godes fultum, ðe lyfaþ and ríxaþ á bútan ende,

      Blickl. Homl. 131, 6.
  • Leofaþ,

      13, 29.
  • Ða gástlícan láre, ðe úre sául big leofaþ,

      57, 9.
  • On gewinne and on swáte hé leofaþ 59, 36.
  • Se ðe him sylfum leofaþ

    he who lives to himself,

      Homl. Th. ii. 78, 4.
  • Be heora ágenum handgewinne lifigeaþ

    proprio labore manuum vivant,

      Bd. 4, 4; S. 571, 22: 4, 28; S. 605, 16.
  • Be ðæm balzamum ða men in ðæm londe lifgeaþ

    opobalsamo vescuntur,

      Nar. 31, 6.
  • Godes is ðæt yrfe ðe wé big leofiaþ,

      Blickl. Homl. 51, 18.
  • Ðǽm mannum ðe be his lárum lifiaþ,

      61, 13.
  • On hwylcum geswince hié lifiaþ,

      59, 25.
  • Gif wé ða dagas fulfremedlíce for Gode lifgeaþ,

      35, 25.
  • Ða hwíle ðe wé lifgaþ hér on worlde,

      35, 35.
  • Se cyning Eglippus leofode his líf on eáwfæstre drohtnunge,

      476, 16.
  • Se hálga swá leofode swá hé tǽhte,

      Homl. Th. ii. 186, 19.
  • Se æþeling lyfode [other MS. leofode] ðá gyt,

      Chr. 1036; Erl. 165, 21.
  • Hé ðǽr sum fæc on forhæbbendum lífe lifede

    aliquandiu continentissimam gestit vitam,

      Bd. 5, 11; S. 626, 16.
  • Hí for heofonan ríces lufan on ellþeódignesse lifedon

    pro æterna patria exulaverant,

      5, 10; S. 624, 12.
  • Ðú leofa bútan mé gif ðú mǽge

    live without me, if you can,

      Wulfst. 259, 5.
  • Ic beó láreów georn ðæt hé monþeáwum mínum lifge

    I am diligent in teaching him to live according to my customs,

      Exon. 71 b; Th. 267, 5; Jul. 410.
  • Ðone geleáfan ðý Cristenan þeáwe lifigean and ðone wel healdan

    fidem more christiano servare,

      Bd. 2, 9; S. 510, 31.
  • Hú hí mid heora geférum drohtian and lifigean scylon

    qualiter cum suis clericis conversentur,

      1, 27; S. 488, 37.
  • Leofigean,

      S. 489, 21.
  • Hé wolde his líf on ælþeódignysse lyfian

    peregrinus vivere vellet,

      3, 27; S. 559, 9.
  • Se líchoma bútan mete and drence leofian ne mæg,

      Blickl. Homl. 57, 10.
  • On forhæfdnesse lifgean,

      35, 21.
  • He ongan lifgean ongeán Gode ǽrðon ðe hé him sylfum lifgean mihte,

      165, 22.
  • Gif seó upplíce árfæstnys mé ǽnig fæc tó lifianne forgifan wylle,

      Bd. 3, 13; S. 538. 31.
  • Ic symle tilode tó lifigenne tó ðínes múþes bebode,

      4, 29; S. 607, 28.
  • On dwolan lifigende,

      2, 15; S. 518, 42.
  • Be Diocletiane lyfgendum

    vivente Diocletiano,

      1, 8; S. 479, 28: Chart. Th. 485, 33.
  • Sume forlǽtaþ ða hig ǽr hæfdon and be lifiendre cwenan eft óðre nimaþ

    some leave the wives they had before, and while the wife is still living, take another,

      Wulfst. 269, 23.
  • Sum ðéh hé forlǽte ða hé ǽr hæfde, hé be lifiendre ðære eft óðere nimþ,

      L. Eth. vi. 5; Th. i. 316, 10.
  • Hine þurh ðone lifigendan Drihten hálsedon,

      Bd. 4, 28; S. 606, 14.
Etymology
[O. Frs. livia.]
Similar entries
v. á-, ge-lifian; cwic-, un-lifigende; libban.
Linked entries
v.  leofian LIBBAN.
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