a-þenian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
a-þenian
p. ede, ode; pp. ed, od ; v. a. [a out, þenian to stretch] . I. to stretch out, extend, distend, expand, stretch; tendere, extendere, expandere Aþene ðíne hand, and he hí aþenede extende manum tuam, et extendit, Mt. Bos. 12, 13: Ps. Th. 59, 7 : 103, 3. Gif se maga aþened síe, if the stomach be distended, L. M. cont. 2, 2 ; Lchdm, ii. 158, 4. Bogan his he aþenede arcum suum tetendit, Ps. Spl. 7, 13. II. to prostrate; prosternere Hí aþenedon hí they prostrated themselves, Mt. Bos. 2, 11. III. to stretch, apply; intendere He ða geornlíce his mód aþenode on ða þing, ðe he gehýrde ille sollicitus in ea, quæ audiebat, animum intendit, Bd. 4, 3; S. 567, 45.
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