reccan

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Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *rakjaną. Cognate with Old Saxon rekkian (Middle Low German recken), Dutch rekken, Old High German recchan (German recken), Old Norse rekja (Danish række), Gothic 𐌿𐍆𐍂𐌰𐌺𐌾𐌰𐌽 (ufrakjan).

Verb[edit]

reċċan

  1. to stretch out, extend
  2. to reach out to someone
  3. to tell, narrate
Conjugation[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

(third-person sg present reċeþ, third-person sg preterite reahte, preterite plural reahton, past participle (ġe)reaht)

Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *rōkijaną. Cognate with Old Saxon rokjan, Old High German ruohhen, Old Norse rœkja.

Verb[edit]

rēccan

  1. to care for
  2. to look after
  3. to take notice of, pay heed to
Conjugation[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

(class 1 weak: third-person sg present reċeþ, third-person sg preterite rōhte, preterite plural rōhton, past participle (ġe)rōht)

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