fóre-secgan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
fóre-secgan
p. -saegde, -sǽde; pp. -sægd, -sǽd To FORE-SAY, foretell, predict, announce; præfāri, prædīcĕre, prædĭcāre, pronuntiāre, annuntiāre Ic fóresecge oððe bodige prædīco, Ælfc. Gr. 47; Som. 48, 40. Ðæt se bisceop Aidan ðám scypfarendum ðone storm towardne fóresægde ut episcŏpus Aidan nautis tempestātem fŭtūram prædixĕrit, Bd. 3, 15; S. 541, 16: Ps. Th. 118, 172: 147, 8. Geríses to fóresægcane gódspell oportet prædicari evangelium, Mk. Skt. Lind. 13, 10. Iosue cwæþ dá to ðám fóresǽdan ǽrendracum Joshua then spoke to the aforesaid messengers, Jos. 6, 22. [Ger. vor-sagen to recite to a person.]
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