a-ferscean
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
a-ferscean
[a, fersc fresh] To freshen, to become fresh; salsuginem deponere Swá swá of ðære sǽ cymþ ðæt wæter innon ða eorþan and ðǽr afersceaþ thus from the sea the water enters into the earth and then becomes fresh, Bt. 34, 6; Fox 140, 18.
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