hyrstan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hyrstan
hierstan; p. te; pp. ed To fry, roast Ic herste frigo, Ælfc. Gr. 28; Som. 31, 64. Hwæt is þinga ðe bietere síe on ðæs láreówes móde oððe hit suíður hierste quid vero acrius doctoris mentem frigit? Past. 21, 6; Swt. 165, 2. Nim áne clǽne panne and hyrste hý mid ele take a clean pan and fry them with oil, Lchdm. iii. 136, 4. Hé hine hét áþenian on írenum bedde and hine cwicne hirstan and brǽdan and swá hine mon má hirste swá wæs hé fægera on ondwlitan he ordered him to be stretched on an iron bed and roasted alive; and the more he was roasted the fairer was his face, Shrn. 116, 3-5. v. ge-hyrstan.
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