DREÓSAN
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
DREÓSAN
ic dreóse, ðú drýst, he dreóseþ, drýst, pl. dreósaþ; p. dréás, pl. druron; pp. droren To rush, fall, perish; cadĕre, ruĕre Wæstmas ne dreósaþ the fruits do not fall, Exon. 56 a; Th. 200, 2; Ph. 34. Dreóseþ deáw and rén dew and rain fall, 16 b; Th. 38, 19; Cri. 609. Druron dómleáse they fell ingloriously, Andr. Kmbl. 1989; An. 997. Swylgþ seó gitsung ða dreósendan wélan ðisses middangeardes avarice swallows the perishable riches of this earth, Bt. 12; Fox 36, 13: Bt. Met. Fox 7, 32; Met. 7, 16. [Laym. drese to fall down: O. Sax. driosan cadĕre: Goth. driusan to fall.] DER. a-dreósan, ge-.
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