on-cirran
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
on-cirran
-cerran, -cyrran; p. de. A. in a physical sense. I. a. to turn (trans.) make a change in position or direction Hé oncyrde hine tó Paule he turned to Paul, Blickl. Homl. 183, 30: 185, 36. Ðæt hié hine móston on óðre sídan oncyrran, 227, 19. Andwlitan út oncyrran faciem avertere, Ps. Th. 131, 10. Wénst ðú ðæt ðú ðæt hwerfende hweól ðonne hit on ryne wyrþ mǽge oncyrran tu vero volventis rotae impetum retinere conaris? Bt. 7, 2; Fox 18, 36. Oncerran, Met. 10, 39. Oncirredre prepostero, Wrt. Voc. ii. 67, 23. b. to turn (into another form) Ða lástas on óðerne mǽgwlite oncyrran, Blickl. Homl. 127, 19. II. to turn (intrans.) to go Ðá oncerde se wind from ðære byrig, Bd. 3, 16; S. 543, 7. Hé þyder oncirde, Beo. Th. 5933; B. 2970: 5895; B. 2951. Ýða ongin eft oncyrde, Andr. Kmbl. 932; An. 466. B. in a metaphorical sense. I. a. to turn, make a person adopt a line of conduct, etc. Se nýdde Clementem ðæt hé Cryste wiðsóce, ðá ne mihte hé hyne oncyrran he could not turn him, Shrn. 150, 18. Angan þencean hú hé þider meahte Crécas oncerran, Met. 1, 61. b. to turn, change Ðú ða wyrde oncyrrest fata mutabis, Nar. 31, 24. Hí mé ðæt on edwít eft oncyrdan factum est mihi in opprobrium, Ps. Th. 68, 10. Nergend him naman oncyrde, Elen. Kmbl. 1004; El. 503. Ne meahte hé ðæs wealdendes willan oncirran, Beo. Th. 5707; B. 2857. Hí woldon his mód oncyrran, Andr. Kmbl. 2921; An. 1463. Hé ne meahte hire mód oncyrran he could not make her change her mind, Exon. Th. 256, 4; Jul. 226. c. to turn from good to bad, to pervert Ðus ic sóðfæstum mód oncyrre, 264, 13; Jul. 363. Ðæt wé þurh misgedwield mód oncyrren, 262, 2; Jul. 268. Hyge wæs oncyrred (by a magical drink ), Andr. Kmbl. 72; An. 36. Ðú miht ongiton hú se mín weorþscipe for worulde is oncerred quantum decus ornamentis nostris decesserit, vides, Bt. 10; Fox 30, 15. d. to turn aside, avert Ðín yrre fram ús oncyrre, Ps. Th. 84, 4. Oncyrran, 78, 5. Oncyrran mód from his Meotude, Exon. Th. 124, 8; Gú. 336. e. to turn back, reverse (a sentence), revoke Ðú yrre ðín eft oncyrdest, Ps. Th. 70, 19. Hé ða yrmðu eft oncyrde æt his upstige, Exon. Th. 38, 30; Cri. 614. Ða word oncyr retract the words, 251, 13; Jul. 144. Wæs se dóm oncyrred Euan ungesǽlignesse, Blickl. Homl. 3, 8. Wearþ se sárlíca cwide eft oncerred, 123, 7. II. to turn (intrans. ) Hié fram heora unrihtum oncyrron, Blickl. Homl. 109, 20.
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