for-cuman
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
for-cuman
p. -com, -cwom. pl. -cómon, -cwómon; pp. -cumen, -cymen To surpass, overcome, destroy, harass, wear out; supĕrāre, vexāre Hæfde ðá se snotra sunu Dauides forcumen and forcýðed Caldéa eorl then had the wise son of David overcome and surpassed in knowledge the earl of the Chaldeans, Salm. Kmbl. 353; Sal. 176: Andr. Kmbl. 2651; An. 1327. Yrfe ðin eall forcóman hæredĭtātem tuam vexāvērunt, Ps. Th. 93, 5. Bring us hǽlo líf, wérigum wíteþeówum, wópe forcymenum bring to us weary slaves, worn out by weeping, a life of health, Exon. 10a; Th. 10, 13; Cri. 151. [O. Sax. far-kuman; Ger. ver-kommen to overcome, destroy.]
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