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lífan

  • verb [ weak ]
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Grammar
lífan, léfan, lýfan; p. de
To believe
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  • Ðá lýfde Simplicus and fulwihte onféng,

      Shrn. 146, 18.
  • Ða dysegan men ðe ðysum drýcræftum lýfdon. Bt. Met. Fox 26,

      197; Met. 26, 99.
  • Swá is tó lýfenne ðæt ... Blickl. Homl. 11, 12.
Etymology
[Goth. laubjan.]
Similar entries
v. ge-lífan.
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