mán-swerian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
mán-swerian
p. swór; pp. -sworen To swear falsely, commit perjury, forswear Gif man wát ðæt óðer mánsweraþ (or mán sweraþ, cf. se man ðe swereþ mán, v. 2), Lev. 5, 1. Be mánsworum. Ða ðe mánsweriaþ, L. Edm. S. 6; Th. i. 246, 14. Ne swerige hé ðýlæs hé mánswerige, L. E. I. 21; Th. ii. 416, 8. Ða mánsweriendan perjurantes, Hpt. Gl. 472, 8. [Laym. he weore touward his lauerd manswore: Scott, to mansweir to perjure; manswearing perjury: Mid. York. Gl. main-swear to forswear.]
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