cwiddian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
cwiddian
cweddian, cwydian (q. v. in Dict.); p. ode, ede To say Cwiddiaþ (cwyddiaþ, An. Ox. 1881) ł secgcað contendunt, dicunt, Hpt. Gl. 450, 70. Þá hí cweddiað (cwyddiaþ, An. Ox. 1953) quam dicunt, 452, 43. Cwedd(iað), cwyddiað ferunt, dicunt, 504, 60. Befrán hé hú woruldmenn be him cwyddedon . . . His apostoli him andwyrdon: 'Sume men cwyddiað (cf. sume men cweðað, 364, 16) þæt ðú sý Jóhannes, Hml. Th. i. 366 5-10. [O. H. Ger. [harm-]quetón.] v. be-, hearm-, teón-, wiþer-cwid[d]ian.
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.