meornan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
meornan
p. mearn, pl. murnon; pp. mornen To care, feel anxiety, trouble one's self about anything, reck Nalles for ealdre mearn he recked not of life, Beo. Th. 2889; B. 1442. Nalas for fǽhþe mearn for fear of the feud was not troubled, 3079; B. 1537. Nó mearn fore fyrene he cared not for the crime he committed, 273; B. 136. Lyt ǽnig mearn ðæt hié út geferedon dýre máðmas little anxiety did any feel about bringing out the precious treasures, 6250; B. 3129. Wódon wælwulfas for wætere ne murnon (cared nought for water ), Byrht. Th. 134, 39; By. 96. v. be-meornan and murnan.
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