tyrnan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
tyrnan
p. de. I. to turn (intrans.), revolve on an axis, round a centre Seó heofon tyrnþ onbútan ús swiftre ðonne ǽnig mylenhweól, Lchdm. iii. 232, 18: 254, 11: Boutr. Scrd. 18, 28: Homl. Th. ii. 214, 29. Se firmamentum went on ðam twám steorran swá swá hweogel tyrnþ on eaxe, Lchdm. iii. 270, 22. Se cwyrnstán ðe tyrnþ singallíce and nǽnne færeld ne ðurhtíhþ, Homl. Th. i. 514, 20. Ða steorran ðe on ðam rodere standaþ tyrnaþ ǽfre ábútan mid ðam brádan rodere, Hexam. 7; Norm. 12, 32. Hí tyrndon mid bodige and heora fótwylmas áwendan ne mihton, Homl. Th. ii. 508, 19. Tyrn mid ðínum swíþran scytefingre make circles with your right forefinger, Techm. ii. 119, 11: 126, 1. Tyrnende rotante. Hpt. Gl. 517, 9. Ia. figurative :--Tyrnende swégas rotatiles trocheos, Germ. 403, 8. II. to turn (trans.), to cause to revolve Ðá tyrndon ða hǽðenan hetelíce ðæt hweowl, Homl. Skt. i. 14, 93. [O. H. Ger. turnen. From Latin.] v. be-, ymb-tyrnan; turnian.
This is a supplementary entry with editorial changes to an entry in the main volume of the dictionary. Look under the 'Possibly connected entries' below, or for the same headword in the list to the left.

A Combined List of Abbreviations.

Abbreviation not recognized. See:

A Combined List of Abbreviations.