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LÚTAN

  • verb [ strong ]
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Grammar
LÚTAN, p. leát; pl. luton; pp. loten
Wright's OE grammar
§496;
To lout, bow, bend forward, stoop, fall down before one
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  • Hé lúteþ æfter

    he boweth after it,

      Salm. Kmbl. 806; Sal. 402.
  • Leótt [hleát, Lind.] tó fótum his

    procidit ad pedes ejus,

      Mk. Skt. Rush, 5, 22.
  • Hé árás and ðá tó eorþan leát

    he rose up, and then bowed to the ground,

      Guthl. 17; Gdwin. 74, 7.
  • Hé leát tó ðæs cáseres eáre

    he bent down to the emperor's ear,

      Homl. Th. i. 376, 28.
  • Ðæt heofonlíce wolcn leát wið his and hine genam

    the cloud from heaven stooped towards him, and received him,

      296, 2.
  • Hé forþ leát on his andwlitan

    procideret in faciem,

      Bd. 4, 3; S. 569, 11.
  • Hé leát forþ ðæt him man áslóh ðæt heáfod of

    he bent forward so that his head was struck off,

      Ors. 6, 34; Bos. 130, 16.
  • Hé leát forþ tó ðæm men ðe hine sleán mynte,

      Blickl. Homl. 223, 7.
  • Gásta unclǽnra lutun tó him

    spiritus inmundi procidebant ei,

      Mk. Skt. Rush. 3, 11.
  • Loð and Josue luton wið heora (

    the angels they saw

    ),
      Homl. Th. i. 38. 21.
  • Ðeáh heó onsíge and lúte tó ðære eorþan

    though she [the sun] sink and stoop to the earth,

      Bt. 25; Fox 88, 25.
  • Forþ lúten wé

    procidamus,

      Ps. Surt. 94, 6.
Etymology
[R. Glouc. Chauc. Piers P. loute: Icel. lúta to bow down.]
Derived forms
DER. á-, ge-, on-, under-lútan.
Linked entries
v.  ge-loten dæg oððe ofernón.
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