eacan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *aukaną. Cognate with Old Frisian āka, Old Saxon ōkian, Old Norse auka, Gothic 𐌰𐌿𐌺𐌰𐌽 (aukan). From the same Indo-European source as Latin augere, Ancient Greek αυχειν (aukhein).

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Verb[edit]

ēacan

  1. to be increased or enlarged
    Heo wæs mago-timbre be Abrahame eacen worden: she was increased with offspring by Abraham.

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