CEORIAN
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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CEORIAN
ceorigan, ciorian, cerian; part. ceorigende; p. ode; pp. od; v. intrans. To murmur, complain; murmurare, queri Ne underféhþ nán ceorigende sáwul Godes ríce, ne nán ceorian ne mæg, se ðe to ðam becymþ no murmuring soul receives God's kingdom, nor may any one murmur who comes to it, Homl. Th. ii. 80, 11. We ne ceoriaþ we murmur not, ii. 80, 16. Híg ceorodon ongeán God and Moysen they murmured against God and Moses, Num. 21, 5: Homl. Th. i. 338, 11: ii. 472, 1. Ic ceorige oíðe cíde queror, Ælfc. Gr. 29; Som. 33, 52. [Dut. korren to coo, as pigeons: Kil. karien, koeren, koerien gemere, instar turturis: Ger. kerren stridere: M. H. Ger. kërren, kirren: O. H. Ger. kerren garrire; queran gemere: Lat. garrio: Grk. γηρύω : Zend gar to sing: Sansk. grī sonare.] DER. be-ceorian.
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