on-hweorfan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
on-hweorfan
p. -hwearf. I. trans. To change, reverse Metod onhweorfeþ heortan ðíne (of Nebuchadnezzar's transformation ), Cd. Th. 251, 27; Dan. 570. Hé cwide (the curse pronounced against Adam ) eft onhwearf, Exon. Th. 39, 7; Cri. 618. Eft is ðæt onhworfen, is nú swá hit nó wǽre freóndscipe uncer, 443, 2; Kl. 23. Hwý is ðis gold ádeorcad and ðæt æðeleste hiew hwý wearþ hit onhworfen quomodo obscuratum est aurum, mutatus est color optimus, Past. 18, 3; Swt. 133, 11. II. intrans. To change, turn, revert Manegum cyninge onhwearf se anweald and se wela óþ ðæt hé eft wearþ wædla qui reges felicitatem calamitate mutaverint, Bt. 29, 1; Fox 102, 13. Hé (Nebuchadnezzar ) eft onhwearf wódan gewittes, Cd. Th. 255, 21; Dan. 627. v. next word.
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