ofer-wyrcan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ofer-wyrcan
to cover by working, to work a covering over something, to overlay Hé hit him eft hám bebeád on ánum brede áwriten and siððan hit áwriten wæs hé hit oferworhte mid weaxe qui omnia civibus suis per tabellas scriptas, et post cera superlitas, enunciabat, Ors. 4, 5; Swt. 168, 14. Nǽfre nǽnig man ða lǽstas sylfe ufan oferwyrcean ne mihte, ne mid golde, ne mid seolfre, Blickl. Homl. 125, 35. Hús (the temple ) oferworht mid golde and mid hwítan seolfre, Ælfc. T. Grn. 7, 35: Blickl. Homl. 125, 25. Hé wæs bebyrged and oferworht syððan (a tomb was erected ), Homl. Skt. i. 21, 19.
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