meltan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
meltan
p. mealt, pl. multon; pp. molten. I. to melt, become liquid, be consumed, dissolved Ic mylte liqueo, Ælfc. Gr. 35; Som. 38, 7. Mylt dissolvitur, Wrt. Voc. ii. 147, 25. Swá weax melteþ, Ps. Th. 57, 7. Mylteþ, 67, 2. His sylfes hám brynewylmum mealt (was consumed ), Beo. Th. 4642; B. 2326. Multon meretorras (when the waters of the Red Sea fell upon the Egyptians ), Cd. 167; Th. 208, 16; Exod. 484. Ðonne mé mægen mylte dum defecerit virtus mea, Ps. Th. 70, 8. Ne sceal ánes hwæt meltan (be consumed on the pile ), Beo. Th. 6014; B. 3011. Weax miltende cera liquescens, Ps. Spl. 21, 13. Myltende liquidas, Hpt. Gl. 470, 73. II. of food, to digest Late mylt gǽten flǽsc goat's flesh digests slowly L. M. 2, 16; Lchdm. ii. 196, 16, 25. Ða scearpan þing unýþelíce meltaþ, 2, 23; Lchdm. ii.212, 2. Wið ðon ðe men mete untela melte. 2, 29; Lchm. ii. 226, 5. Ða ðe on ðære uferan wambe gewuniap and ne mágon meltan, 1, 2; Lchdm. ii. 26, 17. Myltan, 2, 27; Lchdm. ii. 222, 18. Wel meltende mettas, 2, 16; Lchdm. ii. 196, 21. v. for-, ge-meltan; miltan.
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