ge-swétan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-swétan
p. -swétte; pp. -swéted, -swét [swéte sweet] To make sweet, sweeten, season; condīre, indulcāre, indulcōrāre Ic geswéte synna lustas I sweeten the delights of sins, Exon. 71 a; Th. 264, 24; Jul. 369. His bodunga mid sóþre lufe symle geswétte he ever sweetened his preachings with true love, Homl. Th. ii. 148, 28. Ic genam ða reliquias and mid swótum wyrtum gesweótte I took the relics and sweetened with sweet herbs, Nar. 49, 8. Geswéted wín sweetened wine; defrucatum, Wrt. Voc. 290, 58. Geswét wín mĕlicrātum = μελίκρατoν, Ælfc. Gl; 32; Som. 61, 113; Wrt. Voc. 27, 42. Geswét eced sweetened vinegar; oximellum, 32; Som. 61, 115; Wrt. Voc. 27, 44. On geswéttum wætere in sweetened water, Herb. 103, 3; Lchdm. i. 218, 3: 33, 2; Lchdm. i. 132, 13: 111, 2; Lchdm. i. 224, 17.
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