Category:Old English class 6 strong verbs

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  1. ƿæscan
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  1. bacan
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  7. scieppan
  8. sacan
  9. wadan
  10. hebban

Fundamental » All languages » Old English » Lemmas » Verbs » Verbs by inflection type » Strong verbs » Class 6 strong verbs

The Proto-Indo-European origin of this class is not securely known. It contains verbs with the stem vowel -a-, except those where it is followed by a sonorant and another consonant (this combination was considered a diphthong in PIE and therefore belonged to class 7).


The vowel pattern is:

Form Regular j-present
Present tense -a- -e-
Past singular ind. -ō- -ō-
Past general -ō- -ō-
Past participle -a- -a-