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fǽgan

  • verb [ weak ]
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Grammar
fǽgan, p. fǽde; pp. fǽged
To paint
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  • Faehit pingit, Txts. 86, 785. ¶ In the following glosses there seems to be confusion either between the Latin verbs pangere and pingere or between the English verbs fǽgan and fégan :-- Fégð pingit (cf. gefégað

    conpingite,

      15, 43), Wrt. Voc. ii. 68, 14.
  • Fǽgde (foegde?) pangit (nec glus murorum moenia

    pangit,

      Ald. 173, 32), 93, 66.
  • Faedun, fǽdun

    pangebant (pingebant ? ),

      Txts. 85, 1504.
Etymology
[v. N. E. D. fay. O. H. Ger. gi-féhen tingere, pingere: Icel. fá to paint.]
Similar entries
v. á-fǽgan ; fág.
Linked entries
v.  fædun faehit.
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