ofer-niman
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ofer-niman
I. to take by violence, to violate Be ðam men ðe wíf oððe mǽden ofernimþ mid unrihtum þingum de homine qui mulierem vel puellam per fraudem constuprat, L. Ecg. P. ii. 13 tit. ; Th. ii. 180, 22. [The section to which the title refers is as follows:] Gif ǽnig man ofernyme unbeweddod mǽden si invenerit vir puellam virginem, et apprehendens concuberit cum illa, Deut. 22, 28. Hé eode in tó mé ðæt hé mé ofernáme ingressus est ad me, ut coiret mecum , Gen. 39, 14. II. to take away, carry off Sóna wæs ðæt ǽtter ofer-numen vidimus rasuram totam vim veneni absumisse, Bd. 1, 1; S. 474, 39. [O. H. Ger. ubar-neman to take away.]
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