on-bregdan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
on-bregdan
-brédan; p. brægd, -brǽd, pl. brugdon, -brudon. I. with dat. acc. (?), To move quickly Heáfde onbrygdeþ þriwa áscæceþ the Phenix thrice moves its head (bowing to the sun; igniferum caput ter venerata), Exon. Th. 207, 18; Ph. 143. Onbrǽd recedes múþan raþe æfter ðon on flór treddode Grendel opened the door violently and stepped on to the floor of the hall, Beo. Th. 1450; B. 723. II. intrans. To move (oneself) quickly, to start (from sleep) Ðá on morgne mid ðý hit dagode ðá onbrǽd ic postero die matutino expergefactus diluculo, Nar. 30, 30: Bd. 3, 27; S. 559, 16. Ðá onbrǽd Gúþlác of ðam slǽpe, Guthl. 6; Gdwin. 42, 13. Hé of slǽpe onbrægd, Elen. Kmbl. 150; El. 75. Swá hé of hefigum slǽpe onbrude, Bd. 5, 19; S. 640, 27.
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