wan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wan
adj. I. wanting, absent Ðá getreówde hé in godcundne fultom, ðǽr se mennesca wan wæs confidens in divinum, ubi humanum deerat, auxilium, Bd. 2, 7 ; S. 509, 23. Him won (wona, MS. Ca. ) ne wæs seó morning ðære godcundan árfæstnesse non defuit admonitio divinae pietatis, 4, 25 ; S. 599, 23. Ne wiht mé wonu bið nihil mihi deerit, Ps. Surt. 22, I : 33, 10. Ǽr ðon ðe Drihten on heofenas ástige, þonon hé nǽfre won wæs þurh his godcundnesse miht, Blickl. Homl. 131, 17. II. lacking, not possessed of Wé tíres wone á bútan ende sculon ermþu dreógan, Exon. Th. 17, 15; Cri. 270. III. with numerals (v. læs), less. Cf. wana; adj. IIIa Ðæt ríce hé hæfde ánes won ðe twéntig wintra, Bd. 4, I ; M. 252, 9. Ánes won be syxtig wintra, 3, 24; M. 238, 2. Ánes won þe twéntig wintra, 5, 1 ; M. 386, 23. Gewurþad mid ðám æþelestum ceastrum ánes won ðe ðrittigum, l, l; S. 473, 26 note. [Goth. wans wanting (Tit. l, 6): O. Sax. wan, O. Frs. won: O. H. Ger. wan wesan deesse : Icel. vanr.] v. wana; adj.
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