tǽcnan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
tǽcnan
p. [e]de. I. to shew, present Se ðe hæfþ .xx. hída se sceal tǽcnan (tǽcan, MS. B.) .xii. hída gesettes landes ðonne hé faran wille. Se ðe hæfþ .x. hída se sceal tǽcnan (tǽcan, MS. B.) .vi. hída gesettes landes. Se ðe hæbbe þreó hída tǽcne (tǽce, MS. B.) óðres healfes, L. In. 64-66; Th. i. 144, 5-11. II. to shew the road, point out an object, make known Se him wægas tǽcneþ, Exon. Th, 434, 26; Rä. 52, 7. Tǽcne indicet, Jn. Skt. Lind. 11, 57. Taecnaendi (-endi) index, Txts. 70, 544. III. to appoint, prescribe Se mec wrǽde on legde, ðæt ic onbúgan ne mót of ðæs gewealde, ðe mé wegas tǽcneþ, Exon. Th. 383, 26; Rä. 4, 16. v. tácnian, tǽcnian, tǽcan, tǽcnend.
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