FRÁSIAN
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
FRÁSIAN
freásian; p. ade; pp. ad To ask, inquire, tempt; interrŏgāre, conquīrĕre, sciscĭtāri, tentāre Frásiaþ [MS. frasias] conquīrĭtis, Mk. Skt. Lind. 9, 16. Wæs mǽst Babilón burga, óþ-ðæt Baldazar, þurh gylp, grome Godes freásade [MS. frea sæde] Babylon was greatest of cities, until Belshazzar, through vain glory, fiercely tempted God, Cd. 209; Th. 259, 22; Dan. 695. [O. Sax. frésón to try, tempt: M. H. Ger. vreisen to endanger: O. H. Ger. freisón periclĭtāri: Goth. fraisan to try, tempt; fraistubni, f. temptation: Dan. friste to try, tempt: Swed. fresta: Icel. freista.] DER. ge-frásian.
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