swǽlan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
swǽlan
p. de To burn (trans.) Onǽl ł swǽl ł bærn lændenu ure renes , Ps. Lamb. 25, 2. Hé sende of heofonum swǽlende lég, Wulfst. 213, 6. [Heo heom letten swalen inne swærte fure (þe mahunes mid fure hii forswelde, 2nd MS.), Laym. 10188. Berned heore halles & swaleð heore bures, 6147. A bernene drake borwes swelde, 25594. Halliwell gives sweal, swale to burn.] v. be-, for-, ge-swælan (read -swǽlan); sám-, unfor-swǽled, swelan.
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