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þreótan

  • verb [ strong ]
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Grammar
þreótan, p. þreát; pp. þroten
To weary
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  • Ic ðé bydde ðæt ðé ne ðreóte, ne ðú ða spréce ðǽr ne forléte

    I pray thee that it may not weary thee, and that thou do not leave the conversation there,

      Shrn. 188, 20.
Etymology
[Goth. us-þriutan to trouble, be troublesome to: O. H. Ger. bi-, gi-, ir-driozan to weary, trouble: Ger. ver-driessen: Icel. þrjóta to lack, want.]
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v. á-þreótan, un-áþreótende, á-þrotennes, -þrotsum; þreát, þreátian.
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