sícan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sícan
p. sác. I. to sike (still in dial. e. g. Lancashire), sigh, groan On mínum bedde ic síce and wépe, Ps. Th. 6, 5. II. to sigh for, long for Ðæt wǽron ða tída ðe Rómáne nú ǽfter sícaþ en tempora . . . quibus recordatio suspirat, Ors. 2, 8 ; Swt. 92, 35. [Seoruhfulnesse made him siken sore, A. R. 110, 13. Wepenn & sikenn sare & suhhȝhenn, Orm. 7924. Þe king gon siche (sike, 2nd MS.) sare, Laym. 12772. He sikede, Jul. 20, 9. Sike, Horn. 426: Havel. 291. She neither weep ne syked, Clerkes Tale 545. Thanne syked Sathan, Piers P. 18, 263.] v. á-, on-sícan, and following words.
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