mǽrsian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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mǽrsian
. A. trans. III. AddHí mid ege and micelan geláfan mǽrsodon þǽre eádigan forðfóre dæg, Hml. S. 23b, 800. His gemynd sceal beón mǽrsad mid mæssesongum, Shrn. 84, 3. IV. AddEástrun wé ná ne mǽrsiaþ pascha nan celebramus, An. Ox. 40, 30. Hé mérsode micele symbelnesse for þám sige, Hml. S. 30, 396. Dreám mǽrsodan concentum celebrabant (praefatae virgines), An. Ox 4661. V. AddHé worhte fela wundra . . . se Hǽlend hine mérsode (mǽrsode, v. l. ) swá, Hml. S. 27, 205. Mǽrsi[an] extollamus, An. Ox. 56, 332. B. intrans. To become famous; clarescere :-- Manige hálige martyras . . . daga gehwylce mǽrsiað and scínaþ (clarescunt) for þám wundrum þe æt heora þám deádum bánum geweorðað. Gr. D. 292, 4. Manige wundra scínaþ and mǽrsiað (clarescunt) þe lange ǽr wǽron mannum bemiþene, 330, 21.
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