nerian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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nerian
p. ede To save Wyrd oft nereþ unfǽægne eorl if a man's death be not doomed, oft destiny saves him, Beo. Th. 1149; B. 572. Of neádum heora hé nerode (eripuit ) hig, Ps. Spl. 106, 6. Hié hálig God nerede, Cd. Th. 84, 13; Gen. 1397: 90, 6 ; Gen. 1491. Hí freá nerede fram hellcwale, Exon. Th. 73, 14; Cri. 1189. Ðín ealdor nere, Cd. Th. 152, 2 ; Gen. 2502. Ðæt ðú nerige (eruas ) mé, Ps. Spl. 39, 18. Se ðe wyle oððe sceall nerian eruiturus, Ælfc. Gr. 41 ; Sons. 44, 26. Hyne God wolde nergan wið níþum, Exon. Th. 135, 16; Gú. 525. Gewiton feorh heora fleame nergan, Cd. Th. 120, 126; Gen. 2000. Nergean, 151, 16; Gen. 2509. Tó nergenne, 234, 1 ; Dan. 285. Tó nerganne, Exon. Th. 185, ii ; Az. 6. Neriende Crist (cf. O. Sax. neriendi Krist), Hy. Grm. ii. 286, 4, 28. Nerigende, Cd. Th. 238, 15; Dan. 355. Nergende Crist, 300, 25 ; Sat. 570. [Goth. nasjan : O. Sax. nerian : O. Frs. nera : O. H. Ger. nerian alere, pascere, sustentare, salvare : Ger. nähren : cf. Icel. næra to nourish.] v. ge-nerian.
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