DWÍNAN
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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DWÍNAN
ic dwíne, ðu dwínest, dwínst, he dwíneþ, dwínþ, pl. dwínaþ; p. dwán, pl. dwinon; pp. dwinen To pine, fade, DWINDLE, waste away; tabescĕre Ðonne dwíneþ seó wamb sóna then soon will the belly dwindle, Herb. 2, 4; Lchdm. i. 82, 2. Dwinon tabuĕrunt, Cot. 190. [Wyc. dwyne, p. dwynede to pine, waste away: Chauc. dwined, pp. wasted, shrunk: Plat. dwinen to vanish: Kil. dwijnen extenuāre, perīre: Dan. tvine to weep, vanish: Swed. twina to languish, pine away: Icel. dvína, dvina to dwindle, pine away.] DER. a-dwínan, for-, ge-.
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