Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Pronoun
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
pron. We. I. used of more than one person, 1. dual Ic and ðæt cild gáð unc tó gebiddenne and wé syððan cumaþ eft tó eów, Gen. 22, 5. Wé willaþ ðæt ðú ús dó swá hwæt swá wé biddaþ (cf. wyt magon, v. 39), Mk. Skt. 10, 35. 2. plural Hwí fæste wé (woe, Lind.)? Mt. Kmbl. 9, 14. Wé þonne synt ðe fylgeaþ it is we that follow, Blickl. Homl. 81, 33. Wé men sculon, Exon. Th. 46, 33; Cri. 746. Wé selfe cúþen, 147, 7; Gú. 723. Wé ealle wǽron ðé fylgende, and ðú eart úre ealra fultum ða ðe on ðé gelýfaþ, Blickl. Homl. 229, 20. Uton wé ealle wynsumian on Drihten, wé ðe his ǽriste , 91, 8: Getíþa ús ðæt ðe wé ðé ætforan ágyltan . . . anue nobis ut quê (qui has been glossed) te coram de*-*liquimus. . ., Hymn. Surt. 124, 30: Exon. Th. 2, 27; Cri. 25. (2 a) used by a king in reference to himself and his counsellors :-- Wé (Ine and the witan) bebeódaþ, L. In. 1; Th. i. 102, 14. (Alfred) lǽraþ, L. Alf. pol. 1; Th. i. 60, 2. (Athelstan) cwǽdon, L. Ath. i. 2 ; Th. i. 200, 5. (Cnut) willaþ, L. C. E. 6; Th. i. 364, 5. II. used of one person, 1. by a writer or speaker wé scortlíce gesǽd (cf. Scortlíce ic hæbbe nú gesǽd, 10, 3), Ors. 1,1; Swt. 14, 26: 22, 1: 24, 23. Swá wé ǽr cwǽdon (cf. swá ic ǽr cwæþ, 8, 14), 24, 32. Wé mihton ðás rǽdinge menigfealdlícor trahtnian, Homl. Th. i. 556, 13. Hwæt wille wé eów swíðor secgan be ðisum symbeldæge, ii. 444, 13: Blickl. Homl. 115, 28. 2. by a prince Beówulf maþelode : ' Wé ðæt ellenweorc fremedon', Beo. Th. 1920; B. 958: 3308; B. 1652. [Goth. weis: O. Sax. O. Frs. wí: O. H. Ger. wir: Icel. vér.] v. ús, wit.]
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