weccan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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weccan
p. weahte, wehte; pp. weaht, weht To wake, waken. I. to rouse from sleep Geseh hé beornas swefan on slǽpe; hé sóna ongann wígend weccean, Andr. Kmbl. 1699; An. 852. I a. to rouse from the sleep of death :-- Býman weccaþ of deáðe eall monna cynn, Exon. Th. 55, 21; Cri. 887. Ic gǽ ðætte of slépe ic wecce hine, Jn. Skt. Rush. 11, 11. Ne húru wundur wyrceaþ deáde; oþþe hí lǽceas weccean numquid mortuis facies mirabilia; aut medici suscitabunt? Ps. Th. 87, 10. II. to rouse from unconsciousness or torpor, to enliven, stimulate, refresh Hé wehte hine wætre, Beo. Th. 5700; B. 2854. Ealdes mannes eágan beóþ unscearpsýno; þonne sceal hé ða eágan wecean mid gnídingum, Lchdm. ii. 30, 28. Seó wæs wætrum weaht and wæstmum þeaht, Cd. Th. 115, 19; Gen. 1922. III. to rouse from repose, to excite, stir up Se kok, ǽr ðam ðe hé cráwan wille, hefð up his fiðru, and wecð hine selfne, Past. 64; Swt. 461, 14. Drihten windas weceþ Dominus ventos excitat, Bd. 4, 3; S. 569, 22. Biþ sǽ smilte þonne hý wind ne weceþ, Exon. Th. 336, 27; Gn. Ex. 56. Ne bið ðé rest witod, ac ðec regna scúr weceþ and wreceþ, Cd. Th. 252, 11; Dan. 577. Windas weccaþ woruld mid storme, Exon. Th. 59, 13; Cri. 952. Nalles sceal hearpan swég wígend weccean, Beo. Th. 6040; B. 3024. IV. to raise what is depressed Hé of eorðan mæg ðone unágan weccan suscitans a terra inopem, Ps. Th. 112, 6. V. to give life to, to cause, give rise to, produce, raise Feorbeáceno cynn, ða ðe flód wecceþ, Cd. Th. 13, 18; Gen. 204. Wyrd wóp wecccþ, Salm. Kmbl. 873; Sal. 436. Sunnan glǽm on lenctenne lífes tácen weceþ, Exon. Th. 215, 17; Ph. 255. Ðás windas and ðás regnas ða ðe eorþan wæstmas weccaþ, Blickl. Homl. 51, 21: Exon. Th. 38, 20; Cri. 609. Hí ǽled weccaþ they kindle a fire, 361, 18; Wal. 21. Wec ðú cléne hiortan in mé cor mundum crea in me, Ps. C. 50, 88. Ðæt his bróðor nime his wíf and his bróðor sǽd wecce (resuscitet ), Mk. Skt. 12, 19. Wæcce, Mt. Kmbl. Rush. 22, 24. Unrǽd fremman, wefan and weccean, Cd. Th. 3, 5; Gen. 31: Beo. Th. 4098; B. 2046. Bǽlfýra mǽst weccan, 6279; B. 3144. Weccean, Cd. Th. 175, 26; Gen. 2901. [Goth. us-wakjan: O. H. Ger. wecchen: Icel. vekja.] v. á-, tó-weccan; wacan, wacian.
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