tredan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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tredan
p. træd, pl, trǽdon; pp. treden. I. to tread, tread down, trample upon (lit. and fig. ) Ðú trides (canculcabis) lean and dracan, Ps. Surt. 90, 13. Hé trit mid ðæm fét terit pede, Past. 47; Swt. 357, 20. Hwílum mec (an animal's skin) brýd triedeþ (Stum, Exon. Th. 393, 27;) Ra. 13, 6. Mé man tredeþ conculcavit me homo, Ps. Th. 55, l: Cd. Th. 56, 15; Gen. 912. Mé tredaþ feóndas mine, Ps. Th. 55, 2: Exon. Th. 119, 23; Gú. 259. Ð á hét ic ðone here ðæt hié mid fótum ðone snáw trǽdon calcare militem niuem jubeo, Nar. 23, 18: Jos. 10, 24. Ða ðe mé trǽdan canculcantes me. Ps. Th. 56, 3. Ðæt hig hine trǽdun, Lk. Skt. 12, 1. Trédun proterunt, Wrt. Voc. ii. 118, 2. Fótum tre*-*dene, Bd. 3, 22; S. 552, 15. Ia. with prep. Anweald tó tredenne ofer snacan potestatem calcandi supra scorpiones, Lk. Skt. 10, 19. II. to tread upon, step upon, walk upon Ðonne ic hrúsan trede, Exon. Th. 389, 22; Ra. 8, 1. Hió grundbedd trideþ, 493, 3; Ra. 81, 24, Se ðe mórland trydeþ, Elen. Kmbl. 1221; El. 612. Se fótum tredeþ fiðru winda qui ambulat super pennas ventornm, Ps. Th. 103, 4. Ða ðe land tredaþ those that move upon the earth (Gen. I. 28), Cd. Th. 13, 16; Gen. 203. Trædaþ, Exon. Th. 439, 5 ; Ra. 58, 5. Ð ú flettpaðas míne trǽde, Cd. Th. 165, 12; Gen. 2730. Hé wræclástas træd. Beo. Th. 2709; B. 1352. Meodowongas træd, 3291; B. 1643. Mearh moldan træd, Elen. Kmbl. 109; El. 55. Forð gán, foldweg tredan, Andr. Kmbl. 1550; An. 776. Gewát him se hearda sǽwong tredan, Beo. Th. 3933 ; B. 1964. Tredan elþeódigra foldan, Exon. Th. 329, 4; Vy. 29. Ic seah turf tredan . vi. gebróðor, 394, 10; Ra. 14, 1. Ðú (the serpent) scealt ðínum breóstum bearm tredan brádre eorðan, faran féðeleás, Cd. Th. 56, 4 ; Gen. 907. III. in figurative senses, glossing Latin words :-- Sáwl gefylled trytt (calcabit; tret, Kent, Gl. 1015) beóbreád the full soul loatheth an honeycomb (Prov. 27, 7), Scint. 50, 8. Tredaþ terimus (otia temporum). Wrt. Voc. ii. 78, 12. [O. Frs. treda: O. L. Ger. tredan: O. H. Ger. tretan: Icel. troða. Cf. Goth. trudan.] v. a-, be-, for-, ge-, of-, ofer-, tó-tredan; sin-tredende, and following words.
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