þwǽnan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
þwǽnan
p. de To soften by moisture, ointment, etc., to soften Rysele oþþe gelyndo wiþ gárleác gemenged and on áléd ðone swile þwǽnþ, Lchdm. ii. 72, 5. Ðæt (the ointment ) ða áheardodan swilas bét and þwǽnþ, 246, 17. Ðá hé ðam feaxe onféng ðæs hálgan heáfdes ðá wæs hé monad ðæt hé tó gesette and sum fæc ðone swyle mid ðýgde and ðwénde (ðwǽnde, MSS. B. T.) admonitus, cum accepisset capillos sancti capitis, adposuit, et aliquandiu tumorem horum adpositione coniprimere ac mollire curabat, Bd. 4, 32; S. 611, 41. Sceal mon mid útyrnendum drencum áteón út ða horhehtan wǽtan. Þwǽne mid ðý ǽrest, Lchdm. ii. 222, 26. Gif ðú wylle mannes wambe þwǽran, i. 82, 11. v. á-, geþwǽnan, and cf.(?) þǽnan.
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