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lufian

  • verb [ weak ]
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Grammar
lufian, p. ode
Wright's OE grammar
§5; §108; §218; §293; §536;
To love, feel affection for, shew love to
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  • Simon lufast ðú mé ... hé cwæþ tó him ðú wást ðæt ic ðé lufige

    Simon diligis me ... dicit ei tu scis quia amo te,

      Jn. Skt. 21, 15.
  • Se ðe lufaþ his sáwle forspilþ hig

    qui amat animam suam perdet eam.

      12, 25.
  • Lufiaþ mid lácum ða ðe læs águn

    shew their love with gifts to those that have less,

      Exon. 33 b; Th. 106, 32; Gú. 50.
  • Hé ágsode hý, hwá wolde on ðære geférrǽdenne beón ðe hé wǽre, and ðæt lufian ðæt hé lufode,

      L. Edg. 4; Th. i. 162, 6.
  • Hé mé mid syndrige lufan lufode,

      Bd. 5, 6; S. 619, 33.
  • Hú ús wuldres weard wordum and dǽdum lufode in lífe, Andr. Kmbl. 1193; An. 597, Ðú mé on ðínum weorcum lufadest

    delectasti me in factura tua,

      Ps. Th. 91, 3.
  • Hí hine lufedan leáse múðe

    dilexerunt eum in ore suo,

      77, 35.
  • Lufgean his néhstan swá hine sylfne,

      Mk. Skt. 12, 33.
  • Ðæt is tó lufigenne on ðysse wyrte ðæt heó hafaþ gehwǽdne wyrttruman

    it is an excellent property of this plant, that it has a small root,

      Herb. 140, 1; Lchdm. i. 260, 5.
  • Ðes lufigenda wer hic amans vir; ðis lufigende wíf

    hæc amans fæmina,

      Ælfc. Gr. 5; Som. 3, 49.
  • Hé wæs fram eallum mannum lufad,

      Bd. 3, 14; S. 540, 11: 5; 19; S. 637, 19.
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v. ge-lufian.
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