wæccan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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wæccan
p. wæhte To watch, wake; except in the Northern specimens the verb seems to occur only in the present participle, wacian (q.v.) being used elsewhere Wæccaþ (-as, Lind.) gé vigilate, Mt. Kmbl. Rush. 24, 42. Wæcceþ (wæcas, Lind.), 26, 41. Wæccas, Mk. Skt. Lind. Rush. 13, 37. Ðæt hé wæcce (gewæhte, Lind.) ut uigilet, Rush. 13, 34. Suá huoeðer wé woæca ł wé slépa sive vigilemus sive dormiamus, Rtl. 28, 37. Wæcca hé walde (hé wæcende beón walde, Rush.) vigilaret, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 24, 43. Walde wæcce (wæca, Lind.), Lk. Skt. Rush. 12, 39. For hwon hé wæccende sǽte quare pervigil sederet, Bd. 2, 12; S. 513, 38: Cd. Th. 191, 12; Exod. 213: Beo. Th. 1420; B. 708. Hé wæccende ða niht on hálgum gebedum áwunode, Guthl. 5; Gdwin. 34, 14. Of scondlícum geþóhte ðæs wæccendan (vigilantis ) up cymeþ seó bysmrung slǽpendes ... ðæt hé wæccende ðóhte, ðæt hé nó witende áræfnode, Bd. 1, 27; S. 497, 5-9. Heó wæs wæccende dæges and nihtes, Blickl. Homl. 137, 22. Mid wæccendre gýmen[ne], L. E. I. prm.; Th. ii. 400, 31. Se fand wæccendne wer, Beo. Th. 2540; B. 1268. Wæccende, 5674; B. 2841. Hé hét mec wæccende wunian, Exon. Th. 422, 18; Rä. 41, 8. Ðæt gé wæccende wearde healden, 282, 13; Jul. 662. Ða þeówas ðe se hláford wæccende (-o, Lind.: wæcende, Rush. uigilantes ) gemét, Lk. Skt. 12, 37: Blickl. Homl. 145, 6. [&; heo wecchinde ham werien, Marh. 15, 33.] v. ge-wæccan; þurh-wæccende, Lk. Skt. Lind. 6, 12.
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