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ġyrnan, class 1 weak verb. yearn for; desire; ask for.

These spellings occur in the Old English Aerobics texts:

 singularplural
present indicative1ġirnað
2
3
past indicative1ġyrndon
2
3ġirnde ġyrnde

This word occurs 5 times in the Old English Aerobics Anthology. To see a list of occurrences of ġyrnan in a text, click a title below. Click a line- or sentence-number to see the word in context.

Boethius on Fame

  • [2] ġirnde. yearned for, desired, asked for.
  • [27] ġirnað. desire.

Judith

  • 346 ġyrnde. yearned for, desired, asked for.

Martyrdom of Ælfheah

  • [1] ġyrndon. asked for.

Ælfric on the Book of Job

  • [26] ġyrndon. desired, asked for.