wecgan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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wecgan
p. de, ede To wag (trans.), move, shake Hwílum mec wonfeax wale wegeþ and þýð, Exon. Th. 393, 31; Rä. 13, 8: 403, 10; Rä. 22, 5. Hí wecgaþ heora heáfdu moverunt caput, Ps. Th. 21, 6. Wecggeaþ, 43, 16. Hwalas and hefonfuglas lyftlácende, ða ðe lago*-*streámas wecgaþ (cf. fiscas and fuglas, ealle ða ðe onhréraþ hreó wǽgas, Exon. Th. 194, 18; Az. 141), Cd. Th. 240, 19; Dan. 389. Hwý gé ǽfre scylen unrihtfióungum eówer mód dréfan, swá swá mereflódes ýþa hréraþ íscalde sǽ, wecggaþ for winde (cf. swá swá ýþa for winde ða sǽ hréraþ, Bt. 39, 1; Fox 210, 25), Met. 27, 4. Hig wegdan, hrérdan heora heáfod moverunt capita sua, Ps. Th. 108, 25. Hí wegedon mec of earde, Exon. Th. 485, 30; Rä. 72, 5. Ðonne ðú antiphonariam habban wille, ðonne wege ðú ðíne swíþran hand, Techm. ii. 119, 3, 5, 10, and often. Wege ðú medemlíce ðín reáf mid ðínre handa, 119, 19: 120, 3. Tácn ys ðæt mon wecge his hand, 119, 7. Wæcge, 121, 9. Þeáh hit wecge (cf. ástyroð, Bt. 12; Fox 36, 19) wind, Met. 7, 35. [Swa þe hæȝe wude þenne wind weieð hine, Laym. 20137. Goth. wagjan agitare, movere: O. H. Ger. wegen agitare, movere, vibrare, quatere.] v. á-wecgan; wagian, wegan.
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