on-þeón
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong, Contracted
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
on-þeón
I. to prosper Se wæs wreccena wíde mǽrost ofer werþeóde wígendra hleó ellendǽdum; hé ðæs ǽr onþáh (so at first he prospered ), Beo. Th. 1805; B. 900. II. to be successful in one's efforts, to prove serviceable Gamele ne móston hilde onþeón the aged might not be of service in battle (in the preceding lines it is mentioned that the very young were excluded from the army), Cd. Th. 193, 5; Exod. 241. Oft ic secga seledreáme sceal fægre onþeón ðǽr guman drincaþ oft must I prove of excellent service to festivity in hall, where men drink, Exon. Th. 480, 14; Rä. 64, 2.
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