tengan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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tengan
p. de To press, hasten, hurry, proceed with haste or violence Ðá tengde se Pharao æfter mid mycelre fyrde then Pharaoh hastened after with a great army, Homl. Th. i. 312, 3: ii. 194, 16. Hé ðá þearle áblicged áweg tengde, 182, 2. Hé ontende ða burh and tencgde him forð syððan, Homl. Skt. ii. 25, 416. Se cásere tengde tó ðam botle, Homl. Th. i. 430, 23. Se fugol tó wuda tengde, ii. 162, 27. Æt suman cyrre tengde hé tó fyrde ongeán Persiscne leódscipe on one occasion he was hastening to march against Persia, i. 448, 32. Tengdon ða hǽþenan mid wǽpnum tó ðam ǽwfæstum heápe, and slógan ða cristenan, Homl. Skt. ii. 28, 66. Teng recene tó ðam fæstenne (haste thee, escape thither, Gen. 19, 22), Cd. Th. 152, 29; Gen. 2527. Hié hæfdon gecweden ðæt hié ealle emlíce on Latine tengden they had agreed that they all in unbroken order would proceed to the attack of the Latins, Ors. 3, 6; Swt. 108, 9. v. ge-tengan; ge-tenge.
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