scríðan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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scríðan
p. scráð, pl. scridon; pp. scriden, scriðen. I. to go, take one's way to a place Drihten gecwyð : 'Ástígaþ nú áwyrgde in ðæt wítehús. ' Sóna æfter ðǽm wordum werige gástas hwyrftum scríðaþ in ðæt sceaðena scræf, Cd. Th. 304, 17; Sat. 631. Men ne cunnon hwyder helrúnan hwyrftum scríðaþ. Beo. Th. 329; B. 163. Com on wanre niht scrídan sceadugenga, 1410; B. 703. II. to go hither and thither, go about, wander: — Líg scríðeþ geond woruld wide fire shall spread itself far and wide through the world, Exon. Th. 51, 3 ; Cri. 810. Fífte cyn is wídscriþelra hleápera, ðe under muneces gegyrlan ǽghwider scríaþ, R. Ben. 135, 21. Bana wíde scráð (of the destroying angel that smote the firstborn of Egypt), Cd. Th. 180, 3 ; Exod. 39. Ðæt hine ne worian ne scríðan (uagari) ne lyste, R. Ben. 126, 18. Swá scríðende hweorfaþ gleómen, Exon. Th. 326, 27 ; Víd. 135. III. of the gliding motion of a ship, cloud, etc. , or of the motion of a heavenly body in its orbit -Ne æt mé hrisil scríðeþ, Exon. Th. 417, 20 ; Rä. 36, 7. Sió scíre scell scríðeþ ymbútan dógora gehwylce the heavens make one revolution each day, Met. 20, 174: 28, 16. Suine tungl scríðaþ leng útan ymb eall ðis, 28, 8. Wolcnu scríðaþ clouds sail along, Menol. Fox 486 ; Gn. C. 13. Leax sceal on wǽle mid sceote scríðan, 539 ; Gn. C. 40. Sægl (the sun ) gewát under scríðan, Andr. Kmbl. 2913; An. 1459. Léton scríðan bronte brimþisan, Elen. Kmbl. 474 ; El. 237. Scríðende (revolving) færþ hweóle gelícost, Met. 20, 216. Scríðende scín (the storm-clouds). Exon. Th. 385, 29 ; Rä. 4, 52. Ofer ðæne (sǽ) oft scipu scríðende fleótaþ. Ps. Th. 103, 24. IV. of the increase or decrease of light Heó ðæt leóht geseah ellor scríðan. Cd. Th. 48, 9; Gen. 773. Niht ofer ealle scríðan cwóme. Beo. Th. 1305 ; B. 650. V. of the coming of times or seasons, of the passage of time Ðæs scríð ymb seofon niht Weódmónaþ on tun, Menol, Fox 270 ; Men. 136. Dagas forþ scridun, Exon. Th. 160, 12 ; Gú. 942. Ofer niðða beam nihtrim scridon, 167, 35 ; Gú. 1070. Cymeþ wlitig scríðan on tun Maius, Menol. Fox 152; Men. 77. Ðenden him ðeós woruld scríðende scínan móte, Exon. Th. 97, 3; Cri. 1585. Mín feorh ende geséceþ dæg scríðende, ðonne dógor beóþ mín forþ scriðen, 164, 10 -16; Gú. 1011. [Ða com Scottene king scriðen to hirede, Laym. 10799. He scrað (com, 2nd MS. ) to þisse londe, 4109. Tweien scalkes scriðen under bordes & skirmden, 8405. None of þe Normandes fro þam might skrith, Min. v. 68. To scrythe labi, Cath. Angl. 326. O. Sax. scríðan, scrídan to go, pass (of time, light) : O. H. Ger. scrítan gradi: Icel. skríða to creep, crawl; to glide, slide. ] v. geond-, tó-, þurh -, ymb-scrídan.
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