cyrran
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
cyrran
ic cyrre, ðú cyrrest, he cyrreþ, pl. cyrraþ; p. cyrde, pl. cyrdon; pp. cyrred. I. to turn; vertere He clifu cyrreþ on wæteres wellan he turneth rocks into wells of water, Ps. Th. 113, 8. Gif ic míne gewǽda on wíte-hrægl cyme cyrde et posui vestimentum meum cilicium, Ps. Th. 68, 11. Cyrred, pp. turned, Exon. 107b; Th. 410, 25; Rä. 29, 4. II. to be turned, to turn himself, to go, return; verti, se vertĕre, ire, revèrti Ðú wille cyrran thow wilt be turned, Cd. 91; Th. 115, 13. Nú cyrrest now turnest thyself, Elen. Kmbl. 1329; El. 666. Hí cyrraþ they return, Ps. Th. 69, 3. Cyrdon returned, Cd. 195; Th. 243, 8; Dan. 433. [Laym. charren: Scot. cair, kair to drive backwards and forwards: Plat. keren: O. Sax. kéran: Frs. keeren: O. Frs. kera: Dut. keeren: Kil. keren, kerien verrere: Ger. kehren verrere, vertere; M. H. Ger. kéren: O. H. Ger. kerjan verrere, vertere: Dan. kjöre: Swed. köra to drive: Icel. keyra to whip, lash, drive.] DER. a-cyrran, -cerran, be-, for-, ge-, mis-, ofer-, on-, ongeán-, to-, under-, ymb-.
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