swindan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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swindan
p. swand, pl. swundon; pp. swunden To waste away, languish, grow languid, be consumed Se synfulla swindeþ peccator tabescet, Ps. Spl. 111, 9. Sáwel heora on yfelum swand anima eorum in mails tabescebat, 106, 26. Ealle oþþe hefige slǽpe swundon oþþe tó synne wacedon omnes aut somno torpent inerti, aut ad peccata vigilant, Bd. 4, 25; S 601, 11. (v. ǽ-swind. ) Swindan (tabescere) ðú dydesð sáwle his, Ps. Spl. 38, 15 : 118, 139. on ðam frumwylme heora gecyrrednesse hý Hísylfe fulfremede taliaþ, ac hý swíþe recene áwlaciaþ and swindende ácóliaþ, R. Ben. 135, 6. [Nede in swot and in swynk swynde mot the pore. Nede he mot swynde . . , that nath nout en hod his hed for te hude, P. S. 150, 2 - 4. O. H. Ger. swintan tabescere, tabefieri, deficere, conticescere : Ger. schwinden to dwindle, decay, die away. ] v. á-swindan.
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