æt-speornan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
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æt-speornan
l. æt-spornan, -spurnan, and add; I. trans. To strike against Ætspearn conlidit, i. allidit , Wrt. Voc. ii. 134, 64. Þe lǽs ðe ðú æt stáne þínne fót ætspurne, Hml. Th. i. 516, 30. Þæt þú ne þurfe ðínne fót æt stáne ætspurnan, 166, 21. Ætspornan inpingere , Wrt. Voc. ii. 85 , 15. II. intrans. To strike against (æt, on), stumble And (fót ðín) ne etspernð et pes tuus non impinget , Kent. Gl. 47. Ic ætspearn (-sporn, -speorn, v. ll.) ǽt ánum fótscearnole in scabello suppedaneo impegi, Gr. D. 22, 22. II a. fig. To be hindered, to be offended :-- Forðon áðreát ðá hiéremenn ryhtes lífes, ðonne hié wilniað gǽstlíce libban, be ðǽm yfelum bisenum ðe se déð ðe him fore beón sceolde; ðonne ætspornað hié and weorðað mid ðǽm áscrencte unde subjectorum vita torpescit; quia, cum proficere spiritaliter appetit, in exemplo ejus qui sibi praelatus est quasi in obstaculo itineris offendit , Past. 129, 6. Þára wóhnys ætspearn (bealh, v. l.) æt þám regole his rihtinge quorum tortitudo in norma ejus rectitudinis offendebat . Gr. D. 104, 15. Heora wóhnys on ðám regole ætspearn, Hml. Th. ii. 158, ll. v. un-ætspornen ; oþ-spornan.
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