wæscan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
§7,
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wæscan
wacsan, waxan, wacxan, waxsan; p. wósc, wócs, wóx, weóx; pp. wæscen, wacsen, waxen To wash Heó wæsceþ his hrægl, Exon. Th. 339, 24; Gn. Ex. 99. Ðæt man cláðas waxe, Wulfst. 296, 7. Wicþénas on ðone Sætresdæg ǽgðer ge fata þweán, ge wætercláðas wacsan (waxsan, waxan, v. ll. ), R. Ben. 59, 7. Wacxon hig hira reáf, Ex. 19, 10. Waxan hig ðæt innewerde, Lev. 1, 9, 13. Ðá hig hira reáf wóxon (lavissent ), Ex. 19, 14. Ðæt hi heora hrægel weócsan and clǽnsodon, Bd. 1, 27; S. 496, 5. Hé wolde his reówan and hwítlas on sǽ wacsan (wæscan, MS. T.), 4, 31; S. 610, 11. Línene cláðas waxan, Lchdm. iii. 206, 29. Hí sculan waxan sceáp, Chart. Th. 145, 13. [O. E. Homl. waschen, weschen; p. wosch, wesch: Laym. wascen: Orm wasshenn; p. wessh: A. R. waschen; p. weosch: O. L. Ger. wascan; p. wósc: O. H. Ger. wascan; p. wuosc: Icel. vaska; p. vaskaði.] v. á-, ge-wæscan (-wacsan); un-wæscen, un-áwæscen.
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