slæpan

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From Proto-Germanic *slēpaną, from Proto-Indo-European *slab-, *slap- (to be weak, limp, languid). Cognate with Old Frisian slēpa (West Frisian sliepe), Old Saxon slāpan (Low German slapen), Dutch slapen, Old High German slāfan (German schlafen), Gothic 𐍃𐌻𐌴𐍀𐌰𐌽 (slēpan).

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slǣpan (past participle ġeslǣpen)

  1. to sleep

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