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under-hnígan

  • verb [ strong ]
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under-hnígan, p. -hnáh; pl. -hnigon; pp. -hnigen.
to descend beneath, go lower than a place
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  • Grundum ic hríne, helle underhníge, heofonas oferstíge,

      Exon. Th. 482, 23; Rä. 67, 6.
  • Hwílum ýða ic sceal underhnígan,

      386, 29; Rä. 4, 69.
to submit to what is laborious or painful, be subjected to evil,
undergo punishment, etc.,
with acc. of that which is undergone
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  • Ðonne hí ða scandlícan lustas ðisses middangeardes mid hira módes willan underhnígaþ

    cum turpi hujus mundi desiderio humanae mentis voluntas substernitur,

      Past. 52; Swt. 405, 3.
  • For intingan hérsumnesse ic háten geþafode ðæt ic ðone hád underhnáh (-nágh, S. 566, 8) þeáh ðe ic unwyrðe wǽre

    obedientiae causa jussus subire hoc quamvis indignus consensi,

      Bd. 4, 2; M. 260, 8.
  • Hí underhnigon ðone hwílendlícan deáþ

    mortem subiere temporalem,

      4, 16; S. 584, 37.
  • Hé underhníge menniscne þeówdóm

    se humano servitio subjiciat,

      L. Ecg. P. Addit. 18; Th. ii. 234, 24.
  • Ic eom nýded ðæt ic sceal hraþe deáþ underhnígan

    ad articulum subeundae mortis compellor,

      Bd. 3, 13; S. 538, 26.
  • Beheáfdunge underhnígan

    capitalem sententiam subire,

      Hpt. Gl. 477, 74.
with dat.
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  • Sixtus underhnáh swurdes ecge, and his twégen diáconas samod,

      Homl. Th. i. 420, 17.
  • Hé ðam deáðe underhnáh and ðone deófol oferswýðde,

      Homl. Skt. i. 16, 115.
  • Regolícore stýre hé underhníge

    disciplinae regulari subjaceat,

      R. Ben. Interl, 19, 1.
  • Ðonne sceal hé underhnígan ðære steóre regollícre láre,

      R. Ben. 16, 4.
  • Hí sceoldon underhnígan nacodum swurde,

      Homl. Skt. i. 5, 28.
  • Hét se réða cwellere hine underhnígan swurdes ecge,

      Homl. Th. i. 428, 8.
case uncertain
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  • Hé sáres wite underhníhð

    doloris poenae succumbit,

      Scint. 12, 9.
  • Ðú galgan underhnige, Anglia xii. 506, 1.
  • Nyste heora nán on hwæs tíman hé ðrowunge underhnige,

      Homl. Th. ii. 506, 31.
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