drípan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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drípan
p. te To drop, cause to fall in drops Ontend III. candella and drýp ðriwa weax, Lch. i. 392, 11: iii. 286, 6: ii. 138, 29. Drýp ealo on oððe win, 274, 7. Drýp on þá eáran, 310, 6. Drýpe on eáre, i. 268, 5: 72, 9: ii. 40, 5, 24, 28, 30. [From this form drype an infin. dryppan is inferred in the N. E. D. (v. drip:) but the form may be taken as a subjunctive, cf. the following instances of that mood in Lch. :-- Nime þysse wyrte wós, dó on, i. 266, 8. Ceáces sure wið wín gemenge, ii. 32, 9. Gewyrce (cf. wyrc, 32, 5) him ... finul, wyl þá wyrta, 34, 9. Lǽt reócan þone steám on eáre and fordytte mid þǽre wyrte, 44, 3.] Lǽt drýpan wearm on eáre, 310, 12. [v. N. E. D. dripe. O. H. Ger. troufen distillare: Icel. dreypa.]
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