spornan
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.
spornan
spurnan; p. spearn, pl. spurnon; pp. spornen. I. to strike with the foot, spurn Ðe læs ðú on stán fóte spurne ne offendas ad lapidem pedem tuam , Ps. Th. 90, 12. On spurnan inpingere , Wrt. Voc. ii. 44, 72. On spornendum fét in offenso pede , Scint. 187, 8. (See (?) passages under spinnan, III.) II. to spurn, reject Æfter ðæs mǽdenes sprǽce, ðe hine spearn mid wordum, Homl. Skt. i. 7, 64. [Makede he þe spurnen (stumble) ine wreððe, A. R. 188, 2. O. Sax. spurnan to strike with the feet, tread: O. H. Ger. spurnan (also wk.): Icel. sperna.] v. æt-, ge-, óþ-spornan, -spurnan.
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