Swá wíf acenþ bearn
as a woman brings forth a child,
- Bt. 31, 1 ; Fox 112, 2 .
On sárnysse ðú acenst cild
in dolore paries filios.
- Gen. 3, 16 .
Ða se Hǽlend acenned wæs
cum natus esset Jesus,
- Mt. Bos. 2, 1 .
Crist wæs acenned [MS. acennyd] on midne winter
Christ was born in mid-winter,
- Menol. Fox l ;
- Men. 1 .
Gregorius wæs of æðelborenre mægþe acenned
Gregory was born of a noble family,
- Homl. Th. ii. 118, 7 .
Eal edniwe, eft acenned, synnum asundrad
all renewed, born again, sundered from sins,
- Exon. 59b; Th. 214, 19 ;
- Ph. 241 .
Ðonne se móna biþ acenned [geniwod, v. geniwian]
when the moon is changed [born anew ],
- Lchdm. iii. 180, 19, 22, 28 .
Bosworth, Joseph. “a-cennan.” In An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary Online, edited by Thomas Northcote Toller, Christ Sean, and Ondřej Tichy. Prague: Faculty of Arts, Charles University, 2014. https://bosworthtoller.com/159.Checked: 1