blinnan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
blinnan
part. blinnende; ic blinne, ðú blinnest, blinst, he blinneþ, blinniþ, blinþ, pl. blinnaþ; p. ic, he blan, blon, blann, blonn, ðú blunne, pl. blunnon; pp. blunnen; v. intrans. [be, linnan to cease] To cease, rest, leave off; cessare, desinere Seó réþnes ðæs stormes wæs blinnende the fierceness of the storm ceased [lit. was ceasing ], Bd. 5, 1; S. 614, 9. Blǽd his blinniþ his prosperity ceaseth, Exon. 94 b; Th. 354, 29; Reim. 53. We Dryhten bletsigaþ, ne ðæs blinnaþ áwa to worulde we bless the Lord, nor cease from this for ever, Ps. Th. 113, 25. Seó éhtnes [MS. ehtnysse] blan the persecution ceased, Bd. 1, 8; S. 479, 17. Blann [blonn MS. T.] se bysceophád eall geár and ðæs óðres syx mónaþ the bishopric was vacant [lit. rested] all one year and six months of the next, 3, 20; S. 550, 28. Ic nóht ðon ǽr ðære ærninge blon I naught the sooner left off from running, 5, 6; S. 619, 15: Andr. Kmbl. 2532; An. 1267. Ðú wuldres blunne thou forfeitedst glory, 2760; An. 1382. Rómáne blunnon [MS. blunnun] rícsian on Breotene Romani in Brittania regnare cessarunt, Bd. 1, 11; S. 480, 13. Blinn from eorre and forlét hát-heottnisse desine ab ira et derelinque futorem, Ps. Surt. 36, 8. [Chauc. blinne.] DER. a-blinnan, ge-.
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