wadan
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.
wadan
p. wód, pl. wódon; pp. waden To go, pass, proceed. I. of actual movement, a. absolute Wód wíges heard,... and wið ðæs beornes stóp, Byrht. Th. 135, 38; By. 130: 139, 13; By. 253. Brimmen wódon, 140, 29; By. 295. Ðá com hæleða þreát wadan, Andr. Kmbl.2543; An. 1273. Gesión wadan wǽgflotan, Elen. Kmbl. 491; El. 246. b. with prepositions Hit ðurh hróf wadeþ, Salm. Kmbl. 824; Sal. 411. Ic wód ofer waþema gebind, Exon. Th. 287, 34; Wand. 24. Wægn ne be grunde wód, 404, 29; Rä. 23, 15. Hit ofer eall wód and eode, Nar. 15, 22. Ðæt feórðe cyn wód on wǽgstreám, Cd. Th. 197, 22; Exod. 311. Hé wód þurh ðone wælréc, Beo. Th. 5315; B. 2661. Hé wód under wolcnum, 1432; B. 714. Wódon wælwulfas west ofer Pantan, ofer scir wæter, Byrht. Th. 134, 38; By. 96. Ðis leóhte beorht cymeþ ofer misthleoþu wadan ofer wægas, Exon. Th. 350, 9; Sch. 61. Gewát him se æðeling wadan ofer wealdas, Cd. Th. 174, 30; Gen. 2886. On sǽ wadan, 51, 22; Gen. 830. Hé lét his francan wadan þurh ðæs hysses hals, Byrht. Th. 135, 59; By. 140. c. with acc. of the way traversed Gé wadaþ wídlástas, Andr. Kmbl. 1353; An. 677. Hé wód (woð, MS.) geócrostne síð, Cd. Th. 254, 23; Dan. 616. Wadan wræclástas, 272, 17; Sat. 121: Exon. Th. 286, 23; Wand. 5. II. fig Ða ðe on eallum ðingum wadaþ on hiora ágenne willan, and æfter hiora líchoman luste irnaþ, Bt. 41, 2; Fox 246, 23. Ða men ðe on eallum þingum wadaþ on heora ágenum willan, and on heora lustum heora líf áspendaþ, Homl. Skt. i. 17, 239. Ðæt seó wyrd on ðínne willan wóde, Bt. 20; Fox 72, 19. [O. Frs. wada: O. H. Ger. watan: Icel. vaða.] v. an-, ge-, geond-, ofer-, on-, þurh-wadan.
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