trahtian

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *derk- (to see, behold, observe, notice), cognate with Old High German trahton.

Verb[edit]

trahtian

  1. to treat, comment on, expound, explain, consider, discuss
    Ðegnum his he trahtade alle. — He explained all to his disciples


Derived terms[edit]

  • ātrahtnian — to treat, discuss
  • getrahtian — to treat, explain, expound, consider
  • traht m. — text, passage: exposition, treatise, commentary

References[edit]

  • 1916, John R. Clark, "A Concise Anglo-Saxon Dictionary for the Use of Students", trahtian et al.
  • Bosworth, J. (2010, March 21). An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary Online (T. N. Toller & Others, Eds.), trahtian.