streónan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
streónan
(but more often with umlaut) striénan, strénan, strínan, strýnan; p. de (with gen. acc.). I. to gain, acquire On ðæm hiewe ðe hé sceolde his gielpes stiéran, on ðæm hé his striénþ. Mid ðý ðe hé sceolde his gestreón tóweorpan, mid ðý hé hié gadraþ, Past. 8; Swt. 55, 10. Strýneþ foeneratur, Wrt. Voc. ii. 38, 45. Se ðe him sylfum strýnþ qui sibi thesatirizat, Lk. Skt. 12, 21. Gif hé strióneþ allne middangeard si lucretur universum mundum, Lk. Skt. Lind. Rush. 9, 25. Nis eów íorboden ǽhta habban, gif gé ða on riht strénaþ. Blickl. Homl. 53, 28. Guman gylpe strýnaþ men proudly lay up treasure, Exon. Th. 445, 28; Dóm. 14. Hé hié gemyndgaþ ðara welegra ðe longe stríndon (striéndon, Hatt. MS.), and lytle hwíle brucon; hú hrædlíce se fǽrlíca deáð hié on lytelre hwíle bereáfode ðæs ðe hié on longre hwíle mid unryhte striéndon (stríndon, Hatt. MS.), Past. 44; Swt. 332, 15-17. Hí dugeþa strýndon, welan and wiste, Cd. Th. 59, 28; Gen. 970. Striónas thesaurizate, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 6, 20. Riht is ðæt geréfan geornlíce tylian and symle heora hláfordan strýnan mid rihte, L. I. P. 12; Th. ii. 320, 13. Hé ús féran hét gásta streónan. Andr. Kmbl. 662 ; An. 331. Se ðe his feore nyle hǽlo strýnan, Exon. Th. 96, 16; Cri. 1575. Tó striónanne thesaurizandum. Mt. Kmbl. p. 15, 1. Ðú ðe wǽre welena strýnende, L. E. I. prm.; Th. ii. 398, 12. II. to beget, generate, create Gé strínaþ suna and dohtra filios generabis et filias, Deut. 28, 41. Of ðysum þrím mannum, Noes sunum, eall ðes middangeard wearð eft onwæcnod, þéh hyé Drihten on þreó streónde (created them of three conditions), Anglia xi. 3, 60. Seth strýnde suna and dohtra, Cd. Th. 69, 20; Gen. 1138: 70, 13; Gen. 1152. Hé be wífe bearna strýnde, 70, 5; Gen. 1148: 73, 8; Gen. 1201. Hié tósomne férdon and bearna striéndon. Ors. 1, 10; Swt. 46, 10. Ðæt his bróðor nyme hys wíf and strýne him bearn, Mt. Kmbl. 22, 24. Hié sculon bearna striénan, Past. 51; Swt. 397, 10: Ors. 4, 1; Swt. 154, 17: Cd. Th. 59, 19; Gen. 966. Hé ongan óðres striénan bearnes be brýde, 68, 17; Gen. 1118. Strýnan, 71, 15; Gen. 1171. For intingan bearna tó strýnenne creandorum liberorum gratia, Bd. 1. 27 ; S. 495, 33. Ic wille ðæt hit gange on ða nýhstan hand mé, bútan hyra hwylc bearn hæbbe; ðonne is mé leófast ðæt hit gange on ðæt strýned on ða wǽpned-healfe (to the child born on the male side ). Cod. Dip. Kmbl. ii. 116, 15. [On hir he seal streonen (streni, 2nd MS.) þat scal wide sturien, he scal streonien (streoni, 2nd MS.) hire on ænne swiðe sellichne mon, Laym. 18844. Sikernesse streoneð ȝemeleaste, A. R. 234, 3. All þatt streonedd wass þurrh Adam, Orm. 33. Behinden he (elephants) hem sampnen ðanne he sulen oðre strenen, O. E. Misc. 19, 609. Strenen fornicantur, Ps. 72, 27. See also Halliwell's Dict. strain, strene. O.H. Ger. striunen lucrari.] v. ge-streónan.
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