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þrítan

  • verb [ weak ]
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Grammar
þrítan, p. te.
to weary
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  • Ðæt folc wearð þrít and þearle geswenct mid ðam síðfæte

    taedere coepit populum itineris ac laboris,

      Num. 21, 4.
to urge, press, force
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  • Seó wyrd ðe þriétaþ (-eþ?) ða yflan tó wítnianne

    fortuna quae justo supplicio malos coercet,

      Bt. 40, 2; Fox 236, 25.
Etymology
[Icel. þreytask to be exhausted; þreyttr tried, exhausted: Dan. træt wearied.]
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v. á-, ǽ-þriétan (-þrítan); þreátian.
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v.  þriétan.
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