ge-leccan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-leccan
part. -leccende; ic -lecce, ðú -lecest, -lecst, he -leceþ, -lecþ, pl. -leccaþ; p. -lehte; pp. -leht To moisten, wet; hŭmectāre, rĭgāre Geleccende muntas ofer ðám uferum his rĭgans montes de sŭpĕriōrĭbus suis, Ps. Spl. 103, 14. Mid mínum teárum strecednysse míne oððe míne beddinge ic beþweá oððe ic gelecce lacrĭmis meis strātum meum rĭgābo, Ps. Lamb. 6, 7. Sió mildheortnes ðæs láreówes geþwǽnþ and gelecþ ða breóst ðæs gehiérendes the kindness of the teacher softens and moistens the breast of the hearer, Past. 18, 5; Swt. 137, 8; Hat. MS. 27 a, 12. For ðam sýpe heó biþ geleht by the moistening it becomes wet, Bt. 33, 4; Fox 130, 6. Ðá sóna mínne ðurst gelehte I then at once slaked my thirst, Nar. 12, 11.
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