ge-springan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-springan
p. -sprang, -sprong, pl. -sprungon; pp. -sprungen. I. v. intrans. To spring, bound, arise, go out, go forth; prosilire, exoriri, abire, procedere Swá ðæt blód gesprang as the blood sprang, Beo. Th. 3339; B. 1667. Sigemunde gesprong æfter deáþ-dæge ðóm unlytel to Sigemund sprang after his death-day no little glory, 1773; B. 884: Exon. 92 a; Th. 345, 27; Gn. Ex. 196: Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 4, 24: Mk. Skt. Lind. 1, 28. II. v. trans. To get by going[?], to cause to spring; eructare Wíd-gongel wíf word gespringeþ a rambling woman gets words [ = a bad reputation, or reproofs?] by wandering, Exon. 90 a; Th. 337, 15; Gn. Ex. 65. [Or has gespringan the same meaning as in the following?] Féwor streámas neirxna wong gespranc quattuor flumina paradisi instar eructans, Mt. Kmbl. p. 8, 5. Gisprunt[?] word eructavit verbum. Jn. Skt. p. 187, 26.
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