ofer-þeón
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong, Contracted
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ofer-þeón
p. -þáh, -þeáh; pl. -þugon, -þungon; pp. -þogen, -þungen To thrive beyond others, to excel, surpass Ic oferþeó excello, Ælfc. Gr. 37 ; Som. 39, 28. Oft on lǽwedum háde mid gódum weorcum man oferþíhþ ðone munuchád. Past. 52, 10 ; Swt. 411, 36. Oferþýhb, R. Ben. 12, 16. Hé oferþeáh biscopes, Shrn. 17, 11. Bútan hwylc óðerne mid geearnunge oferþeó, R. Ben. 12, 21. Bonan mǽndon ðæt hý monnes beam oferþunge. Exon. Th. 128, 10; Gú. 402. Oferþuge praestaret, superaret, superexcelleret, Hpt. Gl. 480, 1. Oferþeón praestare, antecellere, 417, 62 : melior esse, 418, 67. Ic hæbbe ðé oferþogen, Homl. Th. i. 448, 34 : Homl. Skt. i. 3, 209. Seó hæfþ ealle óðru wíf oferþungen mid clǽnnesse, Bt. 10 ; Fox 28, 21: 33, 4; Fox 132, 7 : Met. 20, 194 : Past. 32, 2 ; Swt. 213, 11. Hé wénþ ðæt hé hæbbe hié oferþungne on his lífes geearnunge transcendisse se vitae mentis credit, 17, 3 ; Swt. 111, 15. [Goth. ufar-þeihan.]
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