hyspan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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hyspan
p. te To mock, scorn, taunt, revile, insult, reproach Drihten hispeþ hý Dominus subsannabit eos, Ps. Spl. 2, 4. Hú lange hyspeþ feónd usque quo improperabit inimicus? 93, 11. Se ðe hespþ qui calumniatur, Kent. Gl. 497. Hý mé hyspaþ exprobraverunt me, Ps. Th. 41, 12. Tógeánes mé hyspton ealle fýnd míne adversum me susurrabant omnes inimici mei, Ps. Spl. C. 40, 8. Hyne hyspdun improperabant ei, Mt. Kmbl. 27, 44. Ðone hyspton quod exprobraverunt, Blickl. Gl. Hié Cristes bebod hyspton and hit forsáwon they scorned Christ's commandment and despised it, Ors. 6, 3 ; Swt. 256, 25. Hysptun hearmcwidum mocked opprobriously, Exon. 24 a ; Th. 69, 15; Cri. 1121. Ðæt ná hyspen ut non insultent, Blickl. Gl. Hyspan exprobrare, Mt. Kmbl. 11, 20. Ongan hine hyspan and hearmcwiddigan, Bt. 18, 4; Fox 66. 33 : Andr. Kmbl. 1341; An. 671. Fram stemne hyspendes a voce exprobrantis, Ps. Spl. 43, 18. Hyspendra exprobrantium, Blickl. Gl. v. hosp, ge-hyspan.
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