for-scrincan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
for-scrincan
he -scrincþ; p. -scranc, pl. -scruncon; pp. -scruncen [for-, scrincan to shrink] To shrink up, dry up, dwindle away, wither; emarcescĕre, exarescĕre, arefiĕri, arescĕre He forscrincþ arescit, Mk. Bos. 9, 18. Æt-hrán he his sine on his þeó and heó ðǽrrihte forscranc tĕtĭgit nervum fĕmŏris ejus, et stătim emarcuit. Gen. 32, 25. Sǽd forscranc sēmen exāruit, Mk. Bos. 4, 6: Lk. Bos. 8, 6. Sóna forscranc ðæt fíctreów arefacta est contĭnuo fīculnea. Mt. Bos. 21, 19. Hig forscruncon āruērunt, Mt. Bos. 13, 6. Mín hýd is forscruncen my skin is shrunk up, Job Thw. 167, 37. Hí gesáwon ðæt fíctreów forscruncen of ðám wyrtruman vīdērunt fīcum arĭdam factam a radīcĭbus, Mk. Bos. 11, 20. On ðam porticon læg mycel menigeo forscruncenra in his portĭcĭbus jăcēbat multĭtūdo magna arĭdōrum, Jn. Bos. 5, 3.
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