fægnian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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fægnian
fægenian, fagnian, fagenian, fahnian; p. ode; pp. od [fægen, fægn glad, joyful] To rejoice, be glad, exult, applaud, to be delighted with, to wish for; gaudēre, jubĭlāre, lætāri, exultāre, plaudĕre, appĕtĕre Ne sceal he tó ungemetlíce fægnian ðæs folces worda he ought not to rejoice immoderately at the people's words, Bt. 30, 1; Fox 108, 9: 108, 7, 10, MS. Cott. Onginnaþ fægnian mid folmum plaudent mănĭbus, Ps. Th. 97, 8. Ic afétige oððe fægnige [MS. fegnige] plaudo, Ælfc. Gr. 28, 4; Som. 31, 28. Fægnaþ Israhéla lætābĭtur Israel, Ps. Spl. 13, 11. We fægniaþ smyltre sǽ we rejoice at the serene sea, Bt. 14, 1; Fox 40, 18. Fægniaþ fealdas gaudēbunt campi, Ps. Spl. 95, 11: Bt. Met. Fox 29, 187; Met. 29, 95. Fægnode mín cild on mínum innoþe exultāvit in gaudio infans in ŭtĕro meo, Lk. Bos. 1, 44. Fægnodon ealle all rejoiced, Bt. Met. Fox 1, 66; Met. 1, 33. Fægniaþ Gode ealle eorþe jubĭlāte Deo omnis terra, Ps. Spl. 65, 1. Fægniaþ rihtwíse exultāte justi, 31, 14. Hwæðer ðú fægerra blóstmena fægnige dost thou rejoice in fair blossoms? Bt. 14, 1; Fox 40, 25. Ðeáh he ðæs fægnige though he rejoice at this, 30, 1; Fox 108, 11. DER. ge-fægnian, on-.
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