á-þenian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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á-þenian
Add: , -þennan. I. Of motion or direction in a line, to stretch out, extend Ic áðennu gescóe mín exlendam calciamenlum meum, Ps. Srt. 59, 10 : 107, 10. Hí áþenedon up heora handa tó Gode, Hml. S. 30, 425. Án fýren swer stód up áþenod oð heofonan, 3, 500. Mid áðenedum earmum, Hml. Th. i. 372, 19. Ia. to stretch by pulling :-- Ráp tó swíðe áðened, Past. 459, 8. II. fig. 1. to extend notice, direct attention, effort, & c. Ðæt ne áðennen (extendant) rehtwíse tó unrehtwísnesse hond hara. Ps. Srt. 124, 3. Ðæt mód bið ádened suíðe heálíce tó ðé, Past. 85, 25. Áðened on ðá lufan Godes, 87, 15. Sié hé up áðened mid ðǽre godcundan foresceáwunge, 97, 23 : 99, 9. Heora willa tó nánum óþrum þingum nis áðenod búton tó gífernesse. Bt. 31, l ; F. 112, 7. 2. to extend, prolong Nú wylle wé furðor úre sprǽce áþenian, Angl. viii. 309, 25. III. to spread out, extend superficially Ic áþenige oppando, Wrt. Voc. i. 22, 33. Wé áðennað (expandimus) honda úre. Ps. Srt ; 43, 21. Hé áðenode (-ðeneð, Ps. Srt.) genipu expandit nubem, Ps. Spl. 104, 37. Þá áþenedon (-odon, v. l.) hí geteld ofer extento desuper papilione, Bd. 4, 19 ; Sch. 447, 19. Áðennende (extendens) heofon swé swé fel. Ps. Srt. 103, 3. Áþened oppansum, Wrt. Voc. ii. 63, 66: distenta .i. extenta, 141, 22. IIIa. to stretch out, prostrate :-- Þá áþenede se biscop hine in cruce incubuit precious antistes, Bd. 4, 29 ; Sch. 530, 1. Sceal hé beforan him hine áþenian coram eo se prosternere debebit, Ll. Th. ii. 130, 34. Hé hine hét áþenian on írenum bedde, Shrn. 116, 2. IIIb. of a space of time :-- Þá þrý dagas (the first three) wǽron bútan sunnan and mónan ... gelícere wǽgan mid leóhte and þeóstrum áþenede, Lch. iii. 234, 6. [O. H. Ger. ar-dennen extendere, expandere, prosternere.]
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