stingan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
stingan
p. stang, pl, stungon ; pp, stungen, I. to thrust something into Sting ðín seax on ða wyrte. Lchdm. ii. 346, 12. Stingaþ stranglíc sár on his eágan, Wulfst. 141, 4. Nim án feðere, and stynge on hys múðe, Lchdm. iii. 130, 17. Wæs on slǽpe ætýwed ðæt hyre man stunge áne sýle on ðone bósum, Shrn. 149, 1. Crist hét stingan sweord in scǽðe, Charter quoted by Lye. Ia. fig. to thrust one's self into the affairs of another, to exercise authority. v. in-, on-sting :-- Ná stinge nán mann on ðæt land, búton se hýred æt Xp~es cyrcean. Chart. Th. 578, 6. Ic habbe ðæt geleornod, ðæt nán lǽwede man náh mid rihte tó stingan hine on ánre cirican, ná an án ðara ðinga ðe tó cyrcan belimpþ. And for ðí wé forbeódaþ eallan lǽwedan mannum ǽure ǽnne hláuordscipe ouer cyrcan, Cod. Dip. B. i. 137, 24. (Cf. Icel. Þú hefir mjök stungizk til þessa máls thou hast meddled much with this case.) II. to prick with something, to sting, stab, pierce Swá swá seó beó sceal losian, ðonne heó hwæt yrringa stingþ, Bt. 31, 2 ; Fox 112, 26. Stingeþ, Met. 18, 7. [Wyrm] stingeþ niéten, Salm. Kmbl. 308 ; Sal. 153. Hé mid gáre stang wlancne wícing, Byrht. Th. 135, 55 ; By. 138. Stincge transfigat, Anglia xiii. 37, 276. Gif þorn stinge man on fót, Lchdm. ii. 336, 20. Gif hine beón stingen, iii. 168, 13. Se lǽce his seax hwæt, ǽrðonðe hé stingan wille, Past. 26 ; Swt. 187, 6. Se cásere hine hét stingan mid írenum gyrdum, Shrn. 115, 24. Stingaþ hyne mid sáre on his eágan, L. E. I. prm. ; Th. ii. 398, 19. [Goth. us-stiggan to thrust out : Icel. stinga to sting, stick, stab.] v. á-, be-, ge-, of-, on-, tó-, þurh-, under-stingan.
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