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spurnan

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Proto-Germanic *spurnaną (to kick), from Proto-Indo-European *spere- (ankle). Akin to Old Frisian spurna, Old Saxon spurnan, Old High German spurnan, Old Norse sporna "to kick", Latin sperno, spernere "to scorn"

VerbEdit

spurnan

  1. to kick, strike against
  2. to spurn, reject, scorn, despise; stumble

ConjugationEdit

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Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

Proto-Germanic *spurnaną (to kick), from Proto-Indo-European *spere- (ankle). Akin to Old Frisian spurna, Old English spurnan, Old High German spurnan, Old Norse sporna "to kick", Latin sperno, spernere "to scorn"

VerbEdit

spurnan

  1. to kick, trample