swefnian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
swefnian
p. ode. I. with acc. of person, cf. mǽtan, To appear in a dream to a person Swá bwæt swá hine swefnaþ whatever he dreams, Lchdm. iii. 184, 9. Swá hwæt swá ðé geswefnaþ, 154, 24. Áhicgan on sefan ðínne hú ðé swefnede, Cd. Th. 224, 5; Dan. 131. Ðé heortan deópnyssa swefnian te cordis alta somnient, Hymn. Surt. 3, 19. II. with nom. of person, To dream Gif ðú swefnast ðé twege[n] mónan geseón if you dream that you see two moons, Lchdm. iii. 212. 25. [As sweveneth the hungrende and eteth (Isaiah 29, 8), Wick. Cf. Dan. søvne to fall asleep.]
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