sencan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sencan
p. te; pp. ed. I. to sink (trans.), plunge, immerse Wæs his gewuna ðæt hé hine on ðam streáme sencte solebat in flumine supermeantibus undis immergi, Bd. 5, 12 ; S. 631, 22. II. to submerge, flood with water Abraham wolde his sunu cwellan folmum sínum fýre(?)sencan mǽges dreóre [flood the pile with his son's blood ), Cd. Th. 176, 4 ; Gen. 2906. Ne biþ flód tó sencende (tó stencende (?) dissipans ) ða eorþan. Gen. 9, 11. [Forte reauin hire bodi and i þea sea senchen, Jul. 79, 1. Goth. saggkwjan : O. Sax. be-senkian ; O. H. Ger. sencan mergere: Icel. sökkva.] v. á-, be-, ge-sencan.
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