wǽcan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wǽcan
p. wǽhte; pp. wǽht, wǽced To weaken, afflict, oppress Se foresprecena hungur Bryttas swýþe wǽhcte Briltones fames praefata magis magisque adficiens, Bd. 1, 14; S. 482, 16. Ðý læs his yrre ús yrmþum swence and wǽce ne ejus ira nos damnis affligat, 4, 25; S. 601, 40. Scealt ðú ðínne líchaman þurh forhæfdnysse wǽccan, Guthl. 5; Gdwin. 32, 9. Ðá hé mid swinglum and tintregum wǽced wæs cum tormentis afficeretur, Bd. 1, 7; S. 477, 45. Mid ðý seó mǽgð wǽced wæs mid wæle provincia cum clade premeretur, 3, 30; S. 561, 37. Mid ða ádle wǽced and swenced quo affectus incommodo, 4, 31; S. 610, 20: Exon. Th. 410, 27; Rä. 29, 5. Ða men beóþ mid hriþingum swíþe strangum wǽcede, Lchdm. ii. 258, 3. [O. H. Ger. weihen; p. weihta mulcere, enervare.] v. á-, ge-, on-wǽcan; wácian.
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