tó-springan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
tó-springan
p. -sprang, pl. -sprungon; pp. -sprungen To spring asunder, fly to pieces, to crack, burst open Tó ðám handum ðæt flǽsc tóspringaþ for chapped hands, Lchdm. in. 114, 4. Se deófol wearp ǽnne stán to ðære bellan, ðæt heó eall tósprang the bell flew all to pieces, Homl. Th. ii. 156, 10. Hí becómon tó ðám ísenan geate and ðæt tósprang ðǽrrihte him tógeánes they came to the iron gate, and it burst open straightway at their approach, 382, 12. Tósprang dissilit, Germ. 399, 272. Tóspringe crepet, 398, 112. [Er him þe herte tospringe, C. L. 593. O. H. Ger. zi-springan dissilire: Ger. zer-springen.]
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