a-cwelan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
a-cwelan
he -cwilþ, pl. -cwelaþ; p. -cwæl, pl. -cwǽlon; pp. -cwolen, -cwelen, v. n. To die, perish; mori Ða fixas acwelaþ pisces morientur, Ex. 7, 18. Ofercumen biþ he ǽr he acwele he will be overcome ere he dies, Exon, 90b; Th. 340, 10; Gn. Ex. 114. Monige men hungre acwǽlon many men died of hunger, Chr. 918; Erl. 104, 13.
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