rotian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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rotian
p. ode To rot, get corrupt, ulcerate, putrify Ðonne se lǽce on untíman lácnaþ wunde, hió wyrmseþ and rotaþ secta immature vulnera deterius infervescunt, Past. 21, 2; Swt. 153, 3. Hit ne rotode non computruit, Ex. 16, 24. Míne wunda rotedan and fúledon computruerunt et deterioraverunt cicatrices meae, Ps. Th. 37, 5. Gif sió wund swíðe rotige óþ ðæt hé ðæt wursm of múþe hrǽce, Lchdm. ii. 202, 25. Ǽr se seoloc (silk thread ) rotige, 56, 8. Mid ðam (myrrh ) man smyraþ rícra manna líc ðæt hig rotian ne mágon, Anglia viii. 299, 48. [Cf. Icel. rotinn rotten : rotna to putrefy, rot.] v. for-rotian, rotung.
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