openian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
openian
p. ode. I. intrans. a. to open, to become open Openaþ patebit, Kent. Gl. 401. Byrgenu openodon, Homl. Th. ii. 258, 5. Openige nú ðín fæðm. Blickl. Homl. 7, 24. Byrgen opnigende (patens) is race heora. Ps. Spl. 5, 10. Openiendum heofonum caelis patentibus, Bd. 4, 9 ; S. 576, 37. Opniendum, Hpt. Gl. 514, 55. b. to become manifest Ðæs líf mid heálícum tácnum heofonlícra wundra openode cujus vita sublimis crebris miraculorum patebat indiciis, 4, 30; S. 608, 26. II. trans, a. to open, unclose Openast (aperis) ðú hand ðíne, Ps. Spl. 144, 17. Seáþ hé openode lacum aperuit, 7, 16. Opnyaþ mé gain rihtwísnysse, 117, 19. b. to disclose, manifest Gefeohtu gesihþ blisse hit openaþ if he sees fights, it is a sure sign of joy, Lchdm. iii. 200, 8. He cýðde and openade ðæt hé Cristen wǽre se Christianum esse prodiderat, Bd. i. 7 ; S. 477, 22. Ðæt hé nǽnigum má openade ne cýðde (pałefacereł), 5, 9; S. 623, 15. Hord openian to discover the treasure, Beo. Th. 6105 ; B. 3056. Openiende propalat, Wrt. Voc. ii. 66, 17. [O. Sax. oponón: O. H. Ger. offanón : O. Frs. epenia: Icel. opna] v. ge-openian.
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