ge-wrecan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-wrecan
p. -wræc, pl. -wrǽcon; pp. -wrecen To wreak, avenge, revenge, punish; ulcisci, vindĭcāre, pūnīre Gebeótode Cirus ðæt he his þegen gewrecan wolde Cyrus threatened that he would avenge his officer, Ors. 2, 4; Bos. 44, 4: Cd. 64; Th. 77, 13; Gen. 1274. Ic heora unriht gewrece egsan gyrde visĭtābo in virga inīquĭtātes eorum; Ps. Th. 88, 29. Se gewrycþ mynne teónan on ðé he will avenge on thee my wrong, Shrn. 96, 16. God gewrecþ on ðæm were God will take vengeance on the man, Blickl. Homl. 185, 25. Ná ðú úre gyltas egsan gewrǽce avertisti ab ira indignātiōnis tuæ, 84, 3: 98, 9. Ic ðæt eall gewræc I have avenged all that, Beo. Th. 4015; B. 2005: 215; B. 107. Ðæt mǽg-winas míne gewrǽcon my kinsmen avenged that, 4952; B. 2479: Cd. 94; Th. 123, 1; Gen. 2038. Hine hafaþ his heofonlíca Fæder swíðe gewrecen his heavenly Father has amply avenged him, Chr. 979; Erl. 129, 14: Ors. 1, 14; Bos. 37, 17. Seó his unsynnige cwalu wæs ge-wrecen his undeserved death was avenged, Shrn. 93, 13.
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