sǽlan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sǽlan
p. de To happen, betide, fortune (e. g. in Spenser) Gif hié ærfeweard ne gestriónen, oðða him sylfum ælles hwæt sǽle . . . Gif him elles hwæt sǽleþ, Chart. Th. 471, 30-472, 1. Sǽlde unc on þám brocum swá unc gesǽlde (sǽlde, Kmbl.) happen what might to us in those troubles, 485, 23. Hú ðé sǽle how it may happen to thee, what your success may be, Andr. Kmbl. 2710; An. 1357. v. ge-, tó-sǽlan.
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