on-stellan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
on-stellan
to institute, give rise to, set on foot, bring in, be the author of, set (an example) Ðú scealt greót etan swá ðú wróhte onstealdest thou (the serpent) hast brought sin into the world, Cd. Th. 56, 12; Gen. 911: 57, 22; Gen. 932. Hé in wuldre wróhte onstalde, 287, 19; Sat. 369. Ðá onstealdon ða heretogan ǽrest ðone fleám the leaders were the first to fly, Chr. 993; Erl. 132, 15. Swá hit (persecution ) Nero onstealde, Ors. 6, 6; Swt. 262, 12. Créca gewinn ðe of Læcedemonia ǽrest onsteled (stæled, MS. C.) wæs dominandi Lacedaemoniorum cupiditas, quantas causas certaminum suscitavit, 3, 1; Swt. 100, 11. Hé wuldres gehwæs ord onstealde omnium miraculorum auctor exstitit, Bd. 4, 24; S. 597, 21. Se ðæs orleges or onstealde, Beo. Th. 4806; B. 2407. Ðe ðæs oferhýdes ord onstaldon, Cd. Th. 272, 4; Sat. 114. Abraham bysene onstealde geleáffullum Abram exemplum credentium fuit, Gl. Prud. 1: Blickl. Homl. 7, 9: 23, 16. Ða láreówas sceolan gódes lífes bysene onstellan ðǽm ðe him æfter fylgeon, 81, 6. Wolde ic eów on ðon bysne onstellan, Andr. Kmbl. 1942; An. 973. Ða godcundan leán mínre sáule mid geréce, swǽ hit míne ærfenuman onstellen (appoint ), Chart. Th. 477, 12. Onstaelde (ox-, Wrt.) idoneus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 110, 51.
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