hwópan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
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hwópan
p. hweóp To threaten Ne ondrǽd ðú ðe ðeáh ðe elþeódige egesan hwópan heardre hilde fear not though strangers threaten terror and cruel war, Elen. Kmbl. 164; El. 82. Bǽlegsan [bell egsan, MS.] hweóp hátan líge ðæt hé on wéstenne werod forbærnde nymðe hie moyses hýrde with terror of fire, with hot flame it [the pillar of fire] threatened that it would consume the host in the wilderness, unless they hearkened to Moses, Cd. 148; Th. 185, 12; Exod. 121. Geofon deáþe hweóp the ocean threatened death, 166; Th. 206, 6; Exod. 447: Th. 208, 3; Exod. 477. Ongan ðá þurh swefn sprecan tó ðam æþelinge and him yrre hweóp then did God speak in a dream to the prince and in anger threatened him, 125; Th. 159, 18; Gen. 2636. Ðonne hý him yrre hweópan frécne fýres wylme, Exon. 35 a; Th. 113, 22; Gú. 161. Ðǽr ǽnig ne mæg lǽþþum hwópan there cannot any threaten injuries, 64 a; Th. 236, 31; Ph. 582. [Goth. hwópan to boast. ]
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