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á-wirdan

  • verb [ weak ]
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Wright's OE grammar
§239; §530;
Add:to á-wyrdan in Dict.:
to corrupt, spoil,
a material object
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  • Gif ealo áwerd sié,

      Lch. ii. 142, 10.
  • Gif mete sý áwyrd, 14.
  • Áwyrd wín

    defrutum,

      An. Ox. 4, 6.
  • Heó weóp for ðǽre áwyrdan lǽne (

    the broken sieve

    ),
      Hml. Th. ii. 154, 17.
a non-material object
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  • Se dióful ðæt mód áwiert (

    corrumpit

    ),
      Past. 415, 24.
  • Sé þe his ágene sprǽce áwyrt, hé wyrcð barbarismus,

      Angl. viii. 313, 19.
  • Ðing swá mǽre þæt man ne mæg ðǽron ǽnig ðing áwyrdan, fulluht and húslhálgung,

      Wlfst. 34, 5.
  • Tó áwyrdenne

    deprauandum,

      An. Ox. 4493.
  • Hyra regol ne sý á ðe áwyrdra,

      Wlfst. 269, 14.
to injure, annoy, afflict a person
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  • Ðá ilco ðone áwoerdon mið teáncuidum

    illi hunc afficientes contumelia,

      Lk. L. 20, 11.
  • Þæt wé (

    devils) hí (men )

    mid mislicum untrumnyssum áwyrdon,
      Hml. Th. i. 462, 21.
  • Ne mæg þé nán man áttre áwyrdan,

      Lch. ii. 110, 11.
  • Sáwel áwoerðedo

    animam afflictam,

      Rtl. 5, 24.
  • Wé biðon áwoerdedo ffligimur, 42, 27: 23, 32 (printed -woend-). Áwoerdeno (-do?)

    afflictos,

      40, 29.
to hinder
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  • Ne wallað hiá áwoerda (werda, R.)

    nolite eos uetare,

      Lk. L. 18, 16.
Similar entries
v. wirdan, á-werde, un-áwirded.
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v.  á-wyrdan.
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