cwíðan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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cwíðan
cwýðan; he cwíðeþ; p. de; pp. ed To speak or moan in grief, mourn, lament; lamentāre, plangĕre Wópe cwíðan with weeping to lament, Cd. 48; Th. 61, 13; Gen. 996. Ic sceolde ána míne ceare cwiðan I must alone mourn my care, Exon. 76b; Th. 287, 4; Wand. 9. We cwíðdon [MS. cwiðdun] lamentavimus, Mt. Bos. 11, 17. Fǽmnan ne synd cwýðede [cwyðde MS.] virgines non sunt lamentatæ, Ps. Spl. C. 77, 69. Adames cyn cwíðeþ Adam's race lamenteth, Exon. 22a; Th. 59, 34; Cri. 962. Hý in cearum cwíðaþ they mourn in sorrows, Exon. 35b; Th. 115, 23; Gú. 194. Ðonne biþ þearfendum cwíðende cearo then shall be wailing care to the miserable, 26b; Th. 79, 5; Cri. 1286. [O. Sax. quíðean: Swed. quida: Icel. kwíða to feel anxiety about.]
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