on-springan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
on-springan
I. to burst asunder Seonowe onsprungon, burston bánlocan, Beo. Th. 1639; 8. 817. II. to spring or burst forth, (of streams), to rise Ðǽr lagnstreámas, wyllan onspringaþ, Exon. Th. 202, 2; Ph. 63. Ðǽr se flód onsprang, Andr. Kmbl. 3269; An. 1637. Ealle eorþan ǽddre onsprungon ongeán ðám heofonlícan flóde, Wulfst. 206, 18. [Ger. ent-springen.]
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