hnítan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hnítan
p. hnát, pl. hniton; pp. hniten To strike, thrust, push, come against with a shock Ðonne hniton féðan in the shock of meeting hosts, Beo. Th. 2659; B. 1327: 5082; B. 2544. Gif oxa hnite wer oððe wif si bos percusserit virum aut mulierem, Ex. 21, 28. Ðonne ic hnítan sceal hearde wið heardum when I shall batter hard on the hard, Exon. 129 b; Th. 497, 21; Rä. 87, 4. [Icel. hníta to strike, clash.] DER. of-hnítan.
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