murnan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong, Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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murnan
p. de. I. intrans. To mourn, be sad, be anxious Gif ðú ðonne heora þegen beón wilt and ðé heora þeáwas líciaþ tó hwon myrnst ðú swá swíðe si probas, utere moribus, ne queraris, Bt. 7, 2 ; Fox 18, 7. Sélre biþ ǽghwæm ðæt hé his freónd wrece, ðonne hé fela murne, Beo. Th. 2775; B. 1385. Ðæt mín murnende mód. Bt. 3, l; Fox 4, 18: Beo. Th. 99 ; B. 50: Andr. Kmbl. 3332 ; An. 1669 : Exon. 101 a ; Th. 380, 28 ; Rä. l, 15. Geómor sefa. hyge murnende, 15 a; Th. 31, 24; Cri. 500. Cwom seó murnende Maria, 119 b; Th. 459, 33; Hö. 9: 121 a ; Th. 464, 22 ; Hö. 91. Bonan gnornedon, mǽndon murnende, 38 b ; Th. 128, 8 ; Gú. 401. Murnan on móde to be sad at heart, Cd. 35 ; Th. 45, 31; Gen. 735: Judth. 11; Thw. 23, 33; Jud. 154. Hí murnaþ on móde. Cd. 169; Th. 212, 6; Exod. 535. Ne beó ðú on sefan tó forht, ne on móde ne murn be not fearful of mind, nor anxious of heart, Andr. Kmbl. 197; An. 99. II. with prepositions for, æfter Ne mæg ná for feore murnan se ðe wrecan þenceþ freán not for life must he care that his lord will avenge. Byrht. Th. 139, 25; By. 259, Ne murn ðú for ðí méce ðe wearþ máðma cyst, Wald. 1, 44; Vald. 1, 24. Hyge wæs oncyrred ðæt hié ne murndon æfter mandreárne the mind was o'erthrown, so that after the glad life of men they longed not, Andr. Kmbl. 73; An. 37. III. trans. a. To mourn, lament Sum sceal murnan meotudgesceaft móde gebysgad the Maker's decree shall one mourn, troubled in mind, Exon. 87 b; Th. 328, 19 ; Vy. 20 : Salm. Kmbl. 971; Sal. 485. b. to care about, regard Se ðe hiora welt ne murnþ náuþer ne friénd ne fiend ðé má ðe wédende hund he that rules them regards neither friend nor foe any more than he would a mad dog (cf. se hláford ne scrífþ freónde ne feónde, Met. 25, 15), Bt. 37, l; Fox 186, 7. [A. R. murnen; p. murnede : Laym. murnede; p. : Piers P. mornede ; p. : Goth. maurnan μεριμνᾶν: O. Sax. mornón : Icel. morna: O. H. Ger. mornén moereo; part, mornénti moestus.] v. be-murnan, meornan.
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