hlosnian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hlosnian
p. ode To listen, be silent in expectation of hearing, listen for the coming of a person, watch, await, be on the look out Ða on sumere nihte hlosnode sum óðer munuc his færeldes and mid sleaccre stalcunge his fótswaðum filigde then one night another monk was on the watch for his going, and with stealthy tread followed his footsteps, Homl. Th. ii. 138, 5. Eoda ðá tó mæssan and hlosnode georne be ðære líflícan onsægednesse he went then to mass and waited eagerly for the living sacrifice, Homl. Swt. 3, 157. Æfter ðissum wordum weorud hlosnode swígodon ealle after these words the multitude listened [astonished or expectant], all were silent, Andr. Kmbl. 1522; An. 762. Ðæt folc hlosnende wæs gehérde hine populus suspensus erat audiens ilium, Lk. Skt. Lind. 19, 48. Hlosniend attonitus, Cot. 3, Lye. [Cf. O. H. Ger. hlosen audire, attendere, obedire, auscultari: hlosenti adtonitus.]
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