hyrwan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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hyrwan
hyrwian; p. de, ede To speak ill or contemptuously of any one, blaspheme, despise, condemn, treat ill, oppress, vex, harass Óðerne herweþ alterum contemnet, Mt. Kmbl. Rush. 6, 24. Ða earman ðe nú Godes bebodu hyrwiaþ beóþ cwylmede the miserable men that now despise God's commandments shall be tormented, L. E. I; Th. ii. 396, 36. Ðú heruwdest Godes bebodu, Blickl. Homl. 49, 36. Hé hyrwde godes naman and wirigde hine cum blasphemasset nomen et maledixisset ei, Lev. 24, 11. Ðá hyrwdon hí ealle hine omnes condemnaverunt eum, Mk. Skt. 14, 64. Hié hyrwdon ðé they despised thee, Elen. Kmbl. 710; El. 355. Gé gewritu herwdon ye despised the scriptures, 774: El. 387. Ne hyrw ðú úre godas blaspheme not our gods, Homl. Th. i. 424, 13. Ne hyrwe gé útancymenne man non exprobretis advenæ, Lev. 19, 33. Sceal wís cyning cristendóm miclian and mǽrsian and á hé sceal hǽðendóm hindrian and hyrwan a wise king must extend and magnify christianity, and ever must he hinder and harass heathendom, L. I. P. 2; Th. ii. 306, 7. [O. H. Ger. harwian exasperare, Grff. iv. 1043.] v. ge-hyrwan.
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