scyttan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
scyttan
p. te. I. to cause rapid movement, to shoot a bolt, to shut Ic scytte sum loc sero, Ælfc. Gr. 37; Zup. 220, 2. II. to discharge a debt Ic wille ðæt man selle ðæt land et Fersafeld . . . and recna man iungere Brún án marc gol and mid ðan láue scytte man mína borgas (my loans shall be paid off ), Chart. Th. 568, 19. [Schutteð þet þurl to, A. R. 96, 10. Ayenb. ssette: Piers P. shutte, shette: Wick. schitte: O. Frs. sketta to stop, close.] v. for-scyttan.
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