be-cweðan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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be-cweðan
ðú -cwíst, he -cwiþ ; p. -cwæþ, pl. -cwǽdon ; pp. -cweden, -cweðen. I. to say, assert; dicere Swá ðú worde becwíst as thou sayest by word, Andr. Kmbl. 386; An. 193 : 419 ; An. 210. II. to reproach; exprobrare Hí becweðaþ, exprobraverunt, Ps. Th. 88, 44. III. to BEQUEATH, to give by will; legare Ealle ða, mynstra and ða cyrican wǽron givene and becweðene Gode all the minsters and churches were given and bequeathed to God, Chr. 694; Th. 66, 6, note 2 : Th. Diplm. A. D. 830; 465, 16.
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