on-bærnan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
on-bærnan
p. de. I. to set fire to, to light (a fire), to kindle a. literal Hié hié mid flexe bewundon and onbærndon hit they wrapped them round with flax, and set fire to it, Ors. 4, l ; Swt. 158, 6. Ðá héton ða déman micel fýr onbærnan, Shrn. 53, 15 : Exon. Th. 277, 11; Jul. 579. Lyft biþ onbærned, 64, 26; Cri. 1043. b. figurative Hé on monigra geleáfsumra heortan ðæs gástlícan leóhtes gyfe onbærnde. Bd. 2, 2; S. 502, 30. Ðæt fýr ðæt ðú sylfa on ðé onbærndest, Guthl. 5 ; Gdwin. 38, 18. Is onbærned ðín yrre. Ps. Th. 78, 5. II. to burn, consume by burning Fýr onbærneþ, 79, 15. III. to heat, inflame Mid ðisse pannan hierstinge wæs Paulus onbærned Paulus hujus sartaginis urebatur frix ra, Past. 21, 6; Swt. 165, 3. Óðer on ðæt ðe hió ne sceal irsian biþ tó swíðe onbærned (inflammatur ), 40, 4; Swt. 293, 14. Mid hátheortnesse onbærnedne, 40, 6; Swt. 295, 25. Hié beóþ onbærnde mid æféste, Blickl. Homl. 25, 7. IV. to kindle desire for anything, to incite Monigra monna mód tó worulde forhogenesse onbærnde (accensi ) wǽron, Bd. 4, 24 ; S. 596, 37.
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