wærcan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wærcan
p. wærhte. I. (used impersonally) to pain Gif hine innan wærce, Lchdm. ii. 272, 11. Gif ða þeóh wærce, 312, 7. Ðonne monnes wambe wærce oððe rysle, 318, 20. II. to suffer pain(?), be troubled Ic werhte eom exercitatus sum (if werhte can be taken as the past tense of the verb, eom is superfluous ), Ps. Spl. 76, 3. [v. Jamieson's Dictionary, wark, werk to ache: Dan. værke, det værker i mit Hoved my head aches.]
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