glitnian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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glitnian
Add:I. of light or of that which emits light Glitenaþ hálig dæg and beorht þearle rutilat sacrata dies et splendida valde, Hy. S. 47, 6. Betwux þæs heortes hornum glitenode gelícnys þǽre hálgan róde breohtre þonne sunnan leóma, Hml. S. 30, 42. Leóhtes dægrima glitnigende (rutilans ) scínþ, Hy. S. 8, 21. Gliteniend(r)e corusco (immensi luminis splendore ), An. Ox. 4310. I a. off II. of objects that reflect light (metal, liquid, gems, plumage, &c.) Ðú (the phenix ) glitenest swá reád gold, E. S. viii. 476, 46. Glite[naþ] fulgescit (pavonis pennae glauco coloris virore ), An. Ox. 539. Glitenaþ coruscat, i. micat (limpida pupilla ), 1719. Glitenat flavescit (vinum), Kent. Gl. 908: flavescit, albescit, Txts. 63, 894. Glitenaþ, Wrt. Voc. ii. 35, 72. Flavescit, glitenaþ vel geolwaþ splendcscit, 149, 17. [See for the preceding four instances, Prov. 23, 31.] Mynum glitenian (auratis) monilibus rutilare, An. Ox. 1196. Gliteniendum uernantibus (atque coruscantibus gemmis ), 4295. III. to be splendid from excellent qualities Agustus mid feówrum rihtingum glitnað gerisenlíce swýðe, Angl. viii. 302, 2.
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