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He subdivides verbs by semantic groups, and I partly rearrange bis groups, referring to BT(S, C) and DOE (fascicles h, c, d, and ce). I use "beon + Adj" for Visser's list of adjectives. Verbs of rejoicing, mouming, sorrowing, regretting, fearing, feeling, boasting, wondering (Visser, §378): *agieldan 'to pay', ahlehhan 'to laugh at', *at)reotan 'to weary', begeomerian 'to lament', bemajnan (> bemoan), benugan 'to need', bewepan 'to weep Over', blissian 'torejoice','" *bodian (>bode),ii bon 'toboast', efen-blissian 'to rejoice equally', efen-gefeon 'to rejoice together', faegnian 'to rejoice', *felan (> feel), *feon 'to rejoice', fredan 'to feel', genugan 'to suffice', *gielpan (> yelp), gnomian 'to grieve', greotan 'to weep', heofan 'to lament', hlehhan (> laugh), *hreowsian 'to be sorry', *lustfullian 'to rejoice', *lystan, masnan 'to moan', *miltsian 'to have pity upon', *ofhreowan 'to cause grief, ofsceamian 'to put to shame', *ondra2dan 'to dread', onbracian 'to fear", *restan,i2 sargian 'to be sad', *sceamian (> shame), *t)ancian (> thank), wafian 'to be amazed', wepan (> weep), *wundrian (> wonder) Verbs of expecting, seeking, striving, asking, desiring, longing, boping, coveting, claiming, needing, persecuting, trying, etc.
O. o. o. o. o. o. o. o. o. o. o. o. o. o. o. o. o. o. o. o. o. o. o. o. o. t. o. 13. Verbs with 41 infinitive Verbs which take an infinitive listed by Visser (1963-1973) are so numerous that I Single out those with Old English and/or Middle English examples. Verbs expressing desire, liking, preference, etc. (Visser, § § 1 1 7 7 1179): cearian, *ceosan, claim, desire, geornian, giernan, gitsian, gieman, *hungryn, kepen, (a)longen, *lician, lufian, *lystan, reccan, *thursten, want, willian, wilnian, wiscan, woo, wood Verbs of emotion (Visser, §§1180-1181): blissian, delyten, disdain, douten, drjedan, dullen, eargian, fear, forhogian, forhycgan, forsceamian, forseon, gefeon, geunlustian, grudge, loathe, *lustfullian, *ondra2dan, rejoice, *sceamian Verbs of refusing, abstaining, failing, forgetting, omitting, etc.
J ponne ge hyt gemetaÖ [H. 19 cetgywaÖ [H. atewia5] me pces gafoles mynyt. 5a brohton [H. 3 healdaÖ [H. healdeÖ] J wyrceaÖ [H. wyrcaÖ] swa hwcet swa hig secgeap [H. seggaö] j ne do ge na cefter heora worcum; Hig secgeaÖ [H. 36 ge seceap [H. findeS]. J ge ne magon cuman [H. 8 Ge habbaö [H. hcebbeÖ] symle pa pearfan mid eow. ac ge nabbaö [H. 48 eallunga ge cyöaö [H. kyÖed:] J ge pafiaÖ [H. pafieS] eower fcedera weorcum. forpam hig ofslogon [H. slogen] hig. J ge timbriaÖ [H. timbrieÖ] hira byrgena.