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forhtian

  • verb [ weak ]
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Grammar
forhtian, frohtian.
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intrans.
To fear
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  • Forhtode

    obstipuit,

      Wrt. Voc. ii. 63, 9.
  • Ne wallas gé forhtiga (frohtiga, L.)

    nolite expauescere,

      Mk. R. 16, 6.
  • Ðæt wíf ondrǽdende and forhtigende

    mulier timens et tremens,

      Mk. 5, 33.
  • Swíðe forhtigende þæt hí his fandian dorston

    in great fear because they had dared to try him,

      Hml. Th. ii. 168, 19.
  • Frohtende timens, Mt. R. 25, 25:

    metuens,

      Mk. p. 2, 11.
  • Ondo frohtendes (

    pauescentis

    )
      Petres, Lk. p. 4, 18.
  • Forhtigendum

    formidilosis,

      Wrt. Voc. ii. 34, 53.
  • Forohtandum ðegnum pauentibus discipulis, Jn. p. 4, 16. I a.

    with the occasion of fear given with a preposition

    :-- Ic ne forhtige for ðínum gebeóte,
      Hml. S. 14, 101.
  • Þæt hé forhtige for synnum,

      Wlfst. 179, 15.
  • Þý lǽs wé . . . lǽs tó Godes dóme forhtigen and ús ondrǽden

    ne forhte nos . . . minus Dei judicium formidantes,

      Bd. 4, 25; Sch. 503, 17.
trans.
with acc.
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  • Egislice orleahtras forhtude

    horrida discrimina expauit (i. formidavit ),

      An. Ox. 1869.
  • Forhtige

    horrescas (voluntatem parentum )

    3406.
  • Fortiende

    obstupesces (prodigia ),

    4800.
  • Þý lǽs wá . . . lǽs Godes dóm forhtige,

      Bd. 4, 25; Sch. 503, 18.
  • Þone forhti[g]endan (

    tremendum

    ) dóm,
      1, 27; Sch. 71, 5: Wlfst. 239, 6.
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  • Ꝥ þú mé ne genýde tó áreccenne míne gescyndnysse; God wát ꝥ ic heora forhtige,

      Hml. S. 23 b, 361.
Etymology
[O. Sax. forhtón. Cf. Goth. faurhtjan: O. Sax. forhtian: O. H. Ger. forhten to fear.]
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v. be-forhtian; un*-*forhtigende.
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