ofer-swíðan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong, Weak
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ofer-swíðan
p. -swíðde, but also -swáð To prove stronger than or superior to another, to overcome, overpower, conquer, surpass Ober*-*suíðo vinco, Wrt. Voc. ii. 123, 69. Ic oferswíðe vinco, Ælfc. Gr. 28; Som. 32, 17. Ic nardes stenc oferswíðe mid mínre swétnesse, Exon. Th. 423, 29; Rä. 41, 29. Ðú ðe úre wiðerwinnan oferswíðst, Homl. Skt. i. 11, 233. Ðú oferswíðest deáþ, Blickl. Homl. 141, 13. Hé on his mægenes weorþunga oferswíð ealra óðerra Godes martira wuldor, 167, 25. Gyf strengra hine oferswýð (-swíð, MSS. B. C. ) si fortior vicerit eum. Lk. Skt. MS. A. 11, 22. Oferswýðeþ, Beo. Th. 564; B. 279. Ðú oferswíðdest ðone deófol, Homl. Skt. i. 3, 436 : Blickl. Homl. 157, 4. Hé ðone ealdan gedwolan oforswíðde, 7, 13. Gaius Julius se cásere Brettas oferswíðde, Chr. Erl. 4, 24 : Ors. 1, 2 ; Swt. 30, 22. Hé þurh Godes mihte ðone cwelmbǽran drenc oferswíðde, Homl. Th. i. 72, 12. Heó þurh martyrdóm ðisne middaneard oferswáð. Homl. Skt. i. 2, 4. Hé ðone feónd oferswáð, Shrn. 13, 30. Ða ðe mid sygefæstum deáþe mid*-*dangeard oferswíðdon, Homl. Th. i. 84, 31. Oferswíð ðás cristenan þurh tearte wíta, Homl. Skt. i. 11, 137. Ðonne hé ðone áwyrgdan gást oferswíðe, Blickl. Homl. 31, 31. Deófol oferswíðan, 29, 1 : Elen. Kmbl. 2354 ; El. 1178. Mid swinglan oferswíðan, Bd. 1, 7 ; S. 478, l: 1, 25 ; S. 487, 1. Mid gedwylde láre oferswíðan, Homl. Th. i. 44, 26. Ðæt geþyld oferswíðende patientia victrix, Prud. 25 a. Hí habbaþ deófol oferswíðed, Blickl. Homl. 35, 4. Oferswíðod, Homl. Skt. i. 1, 8: 4, 57. Is betre ðæt hié weorðen gebundene and oferswíðde, Past. 30 ; Swt. 204, 4 ; Blickl. Homl. 145, 13. Wit sýn oferswíðede, 181, 30. Oferswíðdum leahtrum devictis vitiis, Prud. 28 b. v. un-oferswíðende.
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