for-wyrnan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
for-wyrnan
-weornan, -wiernan, -wirnan, -wernan; p. de; pp. ed To prohibit, deny, refuse, restrain, prevent, hinder; prohĭbēre, recūsāre, denĕgāre, renuĕre Him ðǽr se geonga cyning ðæs oferfæreldes forwyrnan myhte where the young king might prevent his going over, Ors. 2, 4; Bos. 45, 9. Se ilca forwyrnþ ðære [MS. ðæræ] sǽ ðæt heó ne mót ðone þeorscwold oferstæppan ðære eorþan the same restrains the sea that it may not overstep the threshold of the earth, Bt. 21; Fox 74, 25. Me ðæs forwyrnde Waldend heofona the Lord of heaven hath denied it me, Cd. 101; Th. 134, 3; Gen. 2219: Exon. 34 b; Th. 111, 31; Gú. 135. He ne forwyrnde woroldrǽdenne he refused not worldly converse, Beo. Th. 2288; B. 1142. Forwyrnde beón afréfrod sáwle mín renuit consōlāri anĭma mea, Ps. Spl. 76, 3. Þearfum forwyrndon, ðæt hí under eówrum þæce mósten ingebúgan ye prohibited the needy, that they might enter under your roof, Exon. 30 a; Th. 92, 4; Cri. 1504. Ðæt ðú me ne forwyrne that thou deny me not, Beo. Th. 862; B. 429. Ðý-læs eów weges forwyrnen to wuldres byrig lest they prohibit you the way to glory's city. Exon. 75 b; Th. 282, 18; Jul. 665. Me hwílum biþ forwyrned willan mínes sometimes I am denied my will, 72 a; Th. 268, 32; Jul. 441. [O. Sax. far-wernian to refuse: Laym. pp. forwurnen.]
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