See also: Abeodan

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ā- +‎ bēodan.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɑːˈbe͜oː.dɑn/

VerbEdit

ābēodan

  1. to proclaim, announce, state, bid
  2. to offer, provide
    sundornytte beheold ymb aldor Dena, eotonweard abead.He maintained a special service for the Danish leader, on guard for the monster. (Beowulf, ll. 667-8)

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: abede