GRÓWAN
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
§5,
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
GRÓWAN
part. grówende; ic grówe, ðú grówest, gréwst, he gróweþ, gréwþ, pl. grówaþ; p. greów, pl. greówon; pp. grówen To GROW, increase, spring, sprout, spring up; crescere, frondere, virere, germinare, florere Lǽteþ hió ða blówan and grówan it lets these blow and grow, Exon. 109 a; Th. 417, 6; Rä. 35, 9: 90 a; Th. 338, 3; Gn. Ex. 73: Bd. 1, 27; S. 491, 5: Bt. Met. Fox 22, 84; Met. 22, 42: Salm. Kmbl. 969; Sal. 484. Spritte seó eorðe grówende gærs germinet terra herbam virentem, Gen. 1, 11: Ps. Spl. 64, 11: Cd. 5; Th. 6, 13; Gen. 88. Ic grówe frondeo, Ælfc. Gr. 26, 2; Som. 28, 42. Ic grówe vireo, 26, 2; Som. 28, 44: Mk. Bos. 4, 27. Leáf and gærs geond Bretene blóweþ and gróweþ leaves and grass blow and grow over Britain, Bt. Met. Fox 20, 198; Met. 20, 99: 29, 140; Met. 29, 70: Ps. Th. 91, 11: 146, 8: Exon. 91 b; Th. 343, 19; Gn. Ex. 159: Hy. 35; Hy. Grn. ii. 292, 35. Eall se dǽl ðæs treówes upweardes gréwþ all that part of the tree grows upwards, Bt. 34, 10; Fox 150, 2. Hí grówaþ geára gehwilce on lencten tíd they grow every year in spring time, Bt. Met. Fox 29, 133; Met. 29, 67: Ps. Th. 103, 12: 64, 11. Greów grew, Beo. Th. 3441: B. 1718. Ða greówon [MS. greowan] and blósmodon [MS. blosmodan] the lands grew and blossomed, Bd. 4, 13; S. 582, 35: Ps. Th. 106, 36, 37. Forhwí ǽlc sǽd grówe innon ða eorþan? why should every seed grow in the earth? Bt. 34, 10; Fox 148, 31. Hwæt druge ðú grówendra gifa? what madest thou of the growing gifts? Cd. 42; Th. 55, 6; Gen. 890. [O. Frs. grówa: Icel. gróa: O. H. Ger. gróen, grúen virescere.] DER. a-, for-, ge-grówan.
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