swipian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
swipian
sweopian; p. ode To scourge, strike, beat, lash Hafaþ hé gyrde lange and ðone feónd sweopaþ, Salm. Kmbl. 185, MS. A.; Sal. 92. Rodor swipode meredeáða mǽst the destroying sea lashed the skies, Cd. Th. 207, 8; Exod. 463. [Icel. svipa to whip; to move swiftly.] v. swippan.
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