on-tendan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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on-tendan
p. -tende; pp. -tended, -tend. I. to kindle, set fire to, to fire Gif fýr síe ontended . . . gebéte ðone æfwerdelsan se ðæt fýr ontent, L. Alf. pol. 27; Th. i. 50, 27-28. Ontend þreó candela, Lchdm. iii. 286, 6. Ðe ðæt fýr ontende qui ignem succenderit, Ex. 22, 6. Ða hálgan tihton ðæt man ða ofnas ontende (-tænde, MSS. C. V.), Homl. Skt. i. 5, 294. Hí on ða burh feohtende wǽron, and eác hí mid fýre ontendan woldon, Chr. 994; Erl. 133, 12. Ðonne hé (the moon) of hyre (the sun ) ontend byþ, Lchdm. iii. 242, 12. Ontend succensus, Hpt. Gl. 507, 17. Antend, 471, 22. Antendne succensam, ardentem, 464, 36. II. to kindle emotion or passion, to excite, inflame Sume se deófol ontent tó gýtsunge, Homl. Th. i. 240, 25. Ðíne gebedu geancsumiaþ mé and ontendaþ, 458, 4. [O. E. Homl. A. R. Jul. Marh. ontenden: Goth. tandjan to kindle, light; in-tandjan to consume with fire.]
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