on-orettan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Uncertain
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
on-orettan
to perform with effort, to accomplish (a difficult undertaking) Nó hé ofer Offan eorlscype fremede (he did not excel Offa), ac Offa geslóg cyneríca mǽst; nǽnig efeneald him eorlscipe máran onorette áne sweorde no one of equal age had done such heroic deeds, Exon. Th. 321, 4; Víd. 41. Iudiscféða án onorette uncúð gelád the tribe of Judah by itself performed the difficult and unknown course (the passage of the Red Sea ), Cd. Th. 197, 25; Exod. 313.
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