emb-sittan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
emb-sittan
p. -sæt, pl, -sǽton; pp. -seten To sit round or about, surround, beset, besiege; circumsĕdēre, obsĭdēre Porsenna and Tarcuinius embsǽton Róme burh Porsenna and Tarquin surrounded Rome, Ors. 2, 3; Bos. 42, 11. He besirede ðæt folc ðe hi embseten hæfdon he deceived the people who had besieged them, Ors. 4, 5; Bos. 83, 3. v. ymb-sittan.
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