seon

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Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sehwaną, from Proto-Indo-European *sekʷ- (to see, notice). Cognate with Old Frisian sīa (West Frisian sjen), Old Saxon sehan (Low German sehn), Old Dutch sian (Dutch zien), Old High German sehan (German sehen), Old Norse sjá (Danish and Swedish se, Icelandic sjá), Gothic 𐍃𐌰𐌹𐍈𐌰𐌽 (saihwan).

Verb[edit]

sēon

  1. to see
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Etymology 2[edit]

Akin to Old High German sīn (to be), Latin sum (to be). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁es-.

Verb[edit]

sēon

  1. To be, used primarily in reference to God
    Fæder ūser, þū sē eart on heofonum, þīn nama gehālgod – Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name.
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sīganą, *sīhwaną (to strain, drip), from Proto-Indo-European *seyk- (to pour, strain).

Verb[edit]

sēon

  1. (transitive) to strain, filter
  2. (intransitive) to run as a sore, ooze, trickle, drop, drip
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