swerian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
swerian
p. ede To speak, talk:?-Oft ic fróde men gehýrde secgan and swerian ymb sume wísan hwæðer wǽre twegra strengra wyrd ðe warnung I have often heard wise men speak and talk (or ? swear, support what they said with oath) about a certain thing, whether of the twain were stronger, fate or caution, Salm. Kmbl. 851; Sal. 425. v. and-swerian.
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