ymb-standan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ymb-standan
p. -stód; pp. -standen. I. to stand about or around Ðis folc ðæt hér ymbstandeþ, Blickl. Homl. 143, 7: Jn. Skt. Rush. 11, 42. Eall seó gesomnung bróþra and sweostra on twá halfe singende ymbstódon (circumstaret ), Bd. 4, 19; S. 589, 9. ¶ pres. part. used substantively :-- Hé sceal grétan his ymbstandendan, and hig him sceolon andswarian, L. E. I. 7; Th. ii. 406, 23. II. to surround Mé ymbstódan strange manige circumdantes circumdederunt me, Ps. Th. 117, 11. Hý habbaþ mé útan ymbstanden circumdederunt me , 16, 10. Hí bióþ úton ymbstandene (printed -standende, but see útan ymbestandne, Met. 25, 7) mid miclon geférscipe hiora þegna septos tristibus armis , Bt. 37, 1; Fox 186, 4. [He saw how þe laddes wode Hauelok his louerd umbistode, Hav. 1875. O. H. Ger. umbi-standan circumstare, circumdare.] v. next word.
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