þurh-wadan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
þurh-wadan
I. to pass through Ða hyssas þrý wylm þurhwódon, Cd. Th. 245, 16; Dan. 464. II. of a weapon (lit. or fig.), to pierce through, penetrate Ðæt swurd þurhwód wyrm, ðæt hit on wealle ætstód, Beo. Th. 1785; B. 890: 3139; B. 1567: Byrht. Th. 140, 31; By. 296. For ðám næglum ðe ðæs Nergendes fét þurhwódon, Elen. Kmbl. 2139; El. 1066. Swylce hit seaxes ecg þurhwóde, Exon. Th. 70, 21; Cri. 1142. Ða syngan flǽsc, scandum þurhwaden, 78, 32; Cri. 1283. [O. H. Ger. durh-watan pertransire.]
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