under-hnígan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
under-hnígan
p. -hnáh; pl. -hnigon; pp. -hnigen. I. to descend beneath, go lower than a place Grundum ic hríne, helle underhníge, heofonas oferstíge, Exon. Th. 482, 23; Rä. 67, 6. Hwílum ýða ic sceal underhnígan, 386, 29; Rä. 4, 69. II. to submit to what is laborious or painful, be subjected to evil, undergo punishment, etc., a. with acc. of that which is undergone Ðonne hí ða scandlícan lustas ðisses middangeardes mid hira módes willan underhnígaþ cum turpi hujus mundi desiderio humanae mentis voluntas substernitur, Past. 52; Swt. 405, 3. For intingan hérsumnesse ic háten geþafode ðæt ic ðone hád underhnáh (-nágh, S. 566, 8) þeáh ðe ic unwyrðe wǽre obedientiae causa jussus subire hoc quamvis indignus consensi, Bd. 4, 2; M. 260, 8. Hí underhnigon ðone hwílendlícan deáþ mortem subiere temporalem, 4, 16; S. 584, 37. Hé underhníge menniscne þeówdóm se humano servitio subjiciat, L. Ecg. P. Addit. 18; Th. ii. 234, 24. Ic eom nýded ðæt ic sceal hraþe deáþ underhnígan ad articulum subeundae mortis compellor, Bd. 3, 13; S. 538, 26. Beheáfdunge underhnígan capitalem sententiam subire, Hpt. Gl. 477, 74. b. with dat. Sixtus underhnáh swurdes ecge, and his twégen diáconas samod, Homl. Th. i. 420, 17. Hé ðam deáðe underhnáh and ðone deófol oferswýðde, Homl. Skt. i. 16, 115. Regolícore stýre hé underhníge disciplinae regulari subjaceat, R. Ben. Interl, 19, 1. Ðonne sceal hé underhnígan ðære steóre regollícre láre, R. Ben. 16, 4. Hí sceoldon underhnígan nacodum swurde, Homl. Skt. i. 5, 28. Hét se réða cwellere hine underhnígan swurdes ecge, Homl. Th. i. 428, 8. c. case uncertain Hé sáres wite underhníhð doloris poenae succumbit, Scint. 12, 9. Ðú galgan underhnige, Anglia xii. 506, 1. Nyste heora nán on hwæs tíman hé ðrowunge underhnige, Homl. Th. ii. 506, 31.
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