wirsian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wirsian
p. ode To get worse Hit fareþ yfele ealles tó wíde. Swá swýðe hit wyrsaþ, ðæt ðæs hádes men, ðe hwýlum wǽron nyttoste, ða syndon nú unnyttaste, L. I. P. 14; Th. ii. 322, 18. And aa hit wyrsode mid mannan swíðor and swíðor, Chr. 1085; Erl. 219, 23. Wyrsadon deterioraverunt, Wrt. Voc. ii. 139, 37. Folclaga wyrsedan ealles tó swýðe, Wulfst. 158, 6. Hé sceolde beón áscyred fram manna neáwiste, gif his hreófla wyrsigende wǽre, Homl. Th. i. 124, 26. Þet his licome, ðe feble wes, ne sceolde noht wursien, O. E. Homl. i. 47, 26. Þe wunde þet euer wurseð, A. R. 326, 23. Þenne wursede (wersede, 2nd MS.) ich on crafte, Laym. 18931. Werihede þet makeþ þane man worsi, Ayenb. 33, 18.]
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