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þweán

  • verb [ strongcontracted ]
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Grammar
þweán, p. þwóh, pl. þwógon; pp. þwagen, þwægen, þwegen, þwogen.
Wright's OE grammar
§70; §239; §263; §329; §509;
to wash.
with object of that which is to be cleansed
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  • Petrus cwæð tó him: 'Ne þwyhst (ðuóas,

      Lind.: ðwǽs, Rush.) ðú nǽfre míne fét.' Se Hǽlend cwæþ: '
    Gif ic ðé ne þweá (áðóa, Lind.: ðwǽ, Rush.), næfst ðú nánne dǽl myd mé, Jn. Skt. 13, 8.
  • Ðú ðwehst (ðwés, Surt.) mé

    lavabis me,

      Ps. Lamb. 50, 9.
  • Hé his handa ðwehþ (ðwéð,

      Surt.), Ps. Th. 57. 9.
  • Ne þweáð (ðwés,

      Lind.: thuáð, Rush.) hí hyra handa, Mt. Kmbl. 15, 2.
  • Gif ic þwóh (geðuóg,

      Lind.: ðwóg, Rush.) eówre fét, Jn. Skt. 13, 14.
  • Ic þwóh (ðwóg,

      Surt.), Ps. Th. 72, 11.
  • Ic in ða eá ástáh and of ðam wætere míne handa þwóh,

      Homl. Skt. ii. 23 b, 502.
  • Hé hire fét mid his teárum þwóh, 744.
  • Hé þwóh Aaron and his suna,

      Lev. 8, 6.
  • Heó hí ðwóhg,

      Bd. 3, 9; S. 534, 13.
  • Ðæt sylfe wæter ðæt hí ða bán mid ðwógan,

      3, 11; S. 535, 33.
  • Ðæt wæter wæs gedréfed, ðonne ðǽr micel folc hiera fét and honda on ðwógon,

      Past. 16; Swt. 105, 22.
  • Þwógan,

      Blickl. Homl. 149, 6.
  • Þwógon,

      Gen. 43, 24.
  • Þweah (ðuah,

      Lind.: þwah, Rush.) ðíne ansýne, Mt. Kmbl. 6, 17.
  • Ne þweh ðú ná míne fét áne,

      Jn. Skt. 13, 9.
  • Þweáð eówre fét,

      Gen. 19, 2.
  • Ne beðearf búton ðæt man his fét þweá (áðóa,

      Lind.: ðwǽ, Rush.), Jn. Skt. 13, 10.
  • Búton hí hyra handa þweán,

      Mk. Skt. 7, 3.
  • Scealt ðú ðweán (geðóas,

      Lind.: ðú mé ðwoege, Rush.) míne fét, Jn. Skt. 13, 6.
  • Heó wolde hig þweán æt ðam wætere,

      Ex. 2, 5.
  • Hé underféhð ðæt fenn ðara ðweándra,

      Past. 16; Swt. 105, 24.
with object of that which is to be cleansed away
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  • Mid hú micle elne ǽghwylc wille synrust þweán,

      Exon. Th. 81, 9; Cri. 1321.
to anoint. v. þweál, II
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  • Ðuah heáfud ðín

    unge caput tuum,

      Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 6, 17.
Etymology
[Goth. þwahan: O. Sax. thwahan: O. H. Ger. dwahan: Icel. þvá.]
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v. á-, be-, ge-þweán.
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