wacan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wacan
p. wóc; pp. wacen To wake; but occurring mostly in the sense to come into being, be born, spring Sió mǽgburg ðe ic æfter wóc the family from which I sprang, Exon. Th. 401, 34; Rä. 21, 21. Abrahame wóc bearn of brýde to Abraham a child was born of his wife, Cd. Th. 167, 10; Gen. 2763: Beo. Th. 3925; B. 1960. Of ðam eorle wóc unrím þeóda, Cd. Th. 99, 15; Gen. 1646: 98, 29; Gen. 1637: Beo. Th. 2535; B. 1265. Ðæm feówer bearn in worold wócun, 119; B. 60. Wócon, Cd. Th. 131, 31; Gen. 2184. Þanon his eaforan wócan, bearn from brýde, 65, 5; Gen. 1061. Ǽr him sunu wóce, 70, 25; Gen. 1158. [He awoc (woc, 2nd MS.) of slæpe, Laym. 25566. Ðe king woc, Gen. and Ex. 2111. Aboute þe middel of þe nith wok Ubbe, Havel. 2093.] v. á-, on-wacan.
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