þreátnian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
þreátnian
p. ode To urge, force, compel For hwilcum ðingum neádaþ se deófol eów ðæt gé cristene men tó his biggengum ðreátniaþ for what reasons does the devil compel you to force Christian men to his worship? Homl. Th. i. 424, 3. [Myd word he þretneþ muche, and lute deþ in dede, R. Glouc. 457, 14. Disciplis thretenyden (comminabantur) to men offringe, Wick. Mk. 10, 13.] v. þreátian.
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