sinnan
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.
sinnan
p. sann, pl. sunnon ; pp. sunnen ; with gen. To care for, mind, heed Ne ic mé eorþwelan ówiht sinne, ne mé mid móde micles gyrne, Exon. Th. 121, 18 ; Gú. 290. Hé wæs swungen sárslegum . . . hrá weorces ne sann (the body cared not for pain ), Andr. Kmbl. 2556 ; An. 1279. Hié fægerra (-o, MS.) lyt for ædelinge idesa (-e, MS.) sunnun ac hié Sarran swíðor micle wynsumne wlite heredon they (Pharaoh's nobles) heeded little fair women before the prince, but much more did they praise the winsome beauty of Sarah, Cd. Th. 111, 10 ; Gen. 1853. [Cf. Icel. sinna (wk.) to care for, mind, give heed to.]
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