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cweþan

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It is unfortunately very true that, without leisure and money, love can be no more than an orgy of the common man. Instead of being a sudden impulse full of ardor and reverie, it becomes a distastefully utilitarian affair.
Charles Baudelaire
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Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *kwiđan. Cognate with Old Frisian qwetha, Old Saxon queþan, Old High German quedan, Old Norse kveða, Gothic 𐌵𐌹𐌸𐌰𐌽.

Pronunciation

Verb

cweþan

  1. to say, tell

Conjugation

Class V strong
present singular plural
1st person cweþe cweþaþ
2nd person cweþest, cwiþst
3rd person cweþeþ, cwiþ
subjunctive cweþe cweþen
preterite singular plural
1st person cwæþ cwǣdon
2nd person cwǣde
3rd person cwæþ
subjunctive cwǣde cwǣden
imperative singular plural
cweþ cweþaþ
participle present past
cweþende (ġe)cweden


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