toliesan

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Etymology[edit]

Equivalent to tō- +‎ līesan.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /toːˈli͜yː.sɑn/, [toːˈli͜yː.zɑn]

Verb[edit]

tōlīesan (West Saxon)

  1. (figuratively or literally) to release from a bond or bonds
  2. to break the connection between things; to separate
  3. to dissolve, dissipate
  4. to relax, destroy the force of, weaken
  5. to desolate, destroy
  6. to undo a bond
  7. to discharge an obligation; to pay

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Further reading[edit]

  • TŌLĪSAN in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary