hwirfan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
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hwirfan
Take here hwerfan in Dict. , and add: I. of motion, 1. to move about Ic hider and þider mé (reflex, dat.) hwyrfde (hwerfde, v. l. ), Bd. 5, 6 ; Sch. 576, 5. Hwerfende errabilis, vertibilis , Wrt. Voc. ii. 144, 17. Hwerbende errabiles , 107, 33. Hwyrfende, 29, 47, 2. to go to or from, to return Hié eft hwyrfende wǽron tó heora húsum, Bl. H. 207, 30. 3. to revolve Þǽre eaxe ðe eall þes rodor on hwerfþ, Bt. 39, 3, ; F. 214, 21. hweól hwertþ ymbúton, 39, 7 ; F. 220, 29. (3 a) reflex. :-- Be þínre hése heó hweorfð seó heofene, and ealla tungla heora rina gehealdað tuis legibus rotantur poli, cursus suos sidera peragunt , Solil. H. 9, 13. II. of action, conduct, to proceed, go on Hwý þú ǽfre woldest seó wyrd swá hwyrfan sceolde ? (cur tantas lubrica versat fortuna videa? ). Heó þreáþ þá unscildigan, and náuht ne þreáþ þám scildegum, Bt. 4; F. 8, 12. III. of the operations of the mind Mé þincþ þú hwerfest ymbúton sume wunderlice sprǽce, Bt. 35, 5 ; F. 164, 17. Nú wé sculon eft hwierfan neár Róma þǽr wé hit ǽr forléton Romae ut ad id tempus redeam unde digressus sum , Ors. 2, 5; S. 86, 13. IV. trans. To turn, give direction to Arewan ongeán hwyrfde catapultas retorsit , An. Ox, 4241. Hié heora wǽpen hwyrfdon wiþ Bryttas, Bd. I. 15 ; Sch. 40, 8. v. tó-hwirfan; ongeán-hwirfende ; mis-hwirfed, níw-hwirfed.
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