EÁCAN
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
EÁCAN
p. eóc, pl. eócon; pp. eácen, écen To be increased, augmented, enlarged, indued; augēri, increscĕre Adam wearþ gáste eácen Adam was with spirit indued, Cd. 48; Th. 61, 23; Gen. 1001: Exon. 102 b; Th. 388, 26; Rä. 6, 13. Eácen feoh increased cattle, Cd. 74; Th. 91, 25; Gen. 1517. Heó wæs mago-timbre be Abrahame eácen worden she had been increased with offspring by Abraham, Cd. 102; Th. 135, 2; Gen. 2236: 123; Th. 157, 14; Gen. 2606: 132; Th. 167, 15; Gen. 2766. Ðæt þurh bearnes gebyrd brýd eácen wearþ that through child-bearing the bride was increased, Exon. 8 b; Th. 3, 19; Cri. 38. Heó ongieten hæfde ðæt heó eácen wæs she had discovered that she was pregnant, Exon. 100 a; Th. 378, 4; Deór. 11. Ælmihtig eácenne gást in sefan sende the Almighty sent an enlarged spirit into his soul, Cd. 198; Th. 246, 27; Dan. 485. Is dóhtor mín eácen, upliden my daughter is magnified, exalted, Exon. 109 a; Th. 416, 13; Rä. 34, 11. [Wyc. echen, eche, eeche: Chauc. eche: R. Glouc. eche: Orm. ekenn: Scot. eik: O. Sax. ókian, ócón: O. Frs. aka: O. H. Ger. auhón: Goth. aukan: Dan. öge: Swed. öka: Icel. auka: Lat. aug-eo: Grk. αὔξ-omega;: Lith. aug-u to increase.]
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