of-lǽtan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
of-lǽtan
. I. to give up, relinquish Gif ðú ǽr ðonne hé worold oflǽtest If you die before him , Beo. Th. 2371; B. 1183. Ðá se ellorgást oflét lífdagas and ðás lǽnan gesceaft, 3248; B. 1622. Líf oflǽtan, Cd. Th. 65, 28 ; Gen. 1073. [Goth. af-létan ahman to give up the ghost.] II. to let off, cause (blood) to flow Ðæt him (hine, Cott. MS.) mon ofléte blódes on ðam earme. Bt. 29, 2 ; Fox 104, 23. [Goth. af-létan to let off, forgive, dismiss : Ger. ab-lassen.]
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