hnæppan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hnæppan
to strike [?] Swá swá sió nafu simle biþ swá gesund hnæppen ða felga on ðæt ðe hí hnæppen if the nave is always quite safe the fellies may strike against what they will, Bt. 39, 7; Fox 222, 26. [Cf. (?) nap to strike the head sharply with a stick, E. D. S. Mid-Yorkshire Glossary; knap to strike; nap a stroke, Halliwell Dict.]
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