for-slítan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
for-slítan
p. -slát, pl. -sliton; pp. -sliten [slítan to tear] To tear with the teeth, to devour; mordĭcus lacĕrāre, comĕdĕre Lét [wyrm] hiora wyrta wæstme forslítan he let [the worm] devour the fruit of their plants, Ps. Th. 77, 46. [O. Sax. farslítan to tear up, consume.]
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