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á-þreótan

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Wright's OE grammar
§493;
Add: To make weary.
used impersonally with acc. of person,
alcne
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  • Hwæðerne áþreóteð ǽr

    which will be tired out first,

      Sal. 428.
with gen. of object of weariness
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  • Eów þæs lungre áþreát,

      El. 368.
  • Áðreát ðá hiéremenn ryhtes lífes,

      Past. 129, 4.
  • Hú micel scyld ðæt sié ðæt monn áðreóte ðǽre nǽtinge yfelra monna,

      353, II.
    His mé sceal áþreótan, Ors. 5, 2 ; S. 218, 21.
with a (negative) clause
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  • Ðæt hiene ná ne áðriét ðæt hé hí tó him ne laðige

    non cessat vocare,

      Past. 405, 22.
  • Ne áðreát hine ná ðæt hé ðá dysegan ne tǽlde

    nec insanientes cessabat reprehendere,

      355, 16.
  • Heó wile late áþreótan þæt heó fǽhðo ne týdre

    she will be slow to weary of exciting enmity,

      Sal. 447.
with dat. infin.
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  • Mé sceal áðreótan tó ásecgenne

    taedet referre,

      Ors. 1, 8 ; S. 42, 12.
personal.
Dele the meanings given.
Etymology
[Goth. us-þriutan : O. H. Ger. ar-driozan impers. with acc. of person and gen. of thing, also with zi and infin.]
Similar entries
v. un-áþroten, á-þrítan.
Linked entries
v.  þreótan.
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