ofer-winnan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
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ofer-winnan
to overcome, conquer, vanquish, subdue Se ðe his mód gewylt is betera ðonne se ðe burh oferwinþ, Homl. Th. ii. 544, 10. Oferwinnaþ debellant, Blickl. Gl. Gif úre fýnd ús oferwinnaþ expugnatis nobis, Ex. 1, 10. Hé Soroastrem oferwann and ofslóh Zoroastrem pugna oppressum interfecit, Ors. 1, 2; Swt. 30, 11. Oferwan, 1, 6; Swt. 36, 17. Iudith seó wuduwe ðe oferwann Holofernem, Ælfc. T. Grn. 11, 15, 44. Hí oferwunnon mé expugnaverunt me, Ps. Spl. 128, 1. Oferwin onwinnende expugna inpugnantes, Blickl. Gl. Hé ðus cwæð ðæt hé ða lotwrenceas oferwunne, Past. 30, 2; Swt. 205, 17. Gif ðú wille ǽnige buruh oferwinnan (expugnare ), Deut. 20, 10: Jos. 10, 4. Ðæt hí mihton heora fýnd oferwinnan, Bd. 1, 12; S. 480, 28. Seó ylce þeód wæs oferwunnen fram Eald-Seaxum, 5, 11; S. 626, 10, On ðǽm xxv. wintrum ðe hé winnende wæs hé ná oferwunnen ne wearð, Ors. 3, 7; Swt. 114, 6. Se mon hafaþ weán oferwunnen, Exon. Th. 475, 5; Bo. 43. Synd ða fýnd oferwunnene, Gen. 14, 20. Oferwunnenum feóndum devictis hostibus, Prud. 4 a. [O. H. Ger. ubar-winnan expugnare, superare, devincere: Icel. yfir-vinna.]
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