þeowan

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *þeuhaną, *þūhaną (to press), from Proto-Indo-European *tūk- (to beat). Cognate with Old High German dūhen (to press, press down), Middle Dutch duwen, douwen (to push, press, force).

VerbEdit

þēowan

  1. to press, impress, force
  2. to urge, drive
  3. to press or thrust with a weapon, pierce, stab
  4. to threaten
  5. to rebuke, check
  6. to subjugate, overpower, oppress; to crush

ConjugationEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Last modified on 2 December 2013, at 23:10