oncierran

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Equivalent to on- +‎ ċierran. Compare Old High German anakerēn (normalized spelling), Old Frisian ankēra.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /onˈt͡ʃi͜yr.rɑn/, [onˈt͡ʃi͜yrˠ.rˠɑn]

Verb[edit]

onċierran (West Saxon)

  1. (literally or figuratively) to turn; to change position or direction
  2. to turn into another form; to change
  3. (intransitive) to go
  4. to turn aside, avert
  5. to turn back, revert, reverse
  6. to revoke, retract

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • ONĊIRRAN in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary
  • ONĊIRRAN supplemental input in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary