wiþer-sacian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wiþer-sacian
p. ode. I. to blaspheme Ðam ðe wiðersacaþ ongén háligne gást, ne bið dam forgyfen eí, qui in spiritum sanctum blasphemauerit, non remittetur, Lk. Skt. 12, 10. Swá hwylc man swá wyþersacaþ (blasphemes, v. Gospel of Nicodemus c. 4, v. 7) ðam Cásere, hé byþ deáþes scyldig, Nicod. 10; Thw. 5, 23. Wiþersacendra blasphemantium, Scint. 209, 5. II. to be apostate Wiðersaca[n]dan apostataverant, Hpt. Gl. 510, 49. Wiðersacedan apostatarent, 513, 24. Wiðersacian apostatare, 493, 25: apostare, 477, 68. [Cf. O. H. Ger. widar-sachan recusare.]
This is a supplementary entry with editorial changes to an entry in the main volume of the dictionary. Look under the 'Possibly connected entries' below, or for the same headword in the list to the left.

A Combined List of Abbreviations.

Abbreviation not recognized. See:

A Combined List of Abbreviations.