tæsan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *taisijan.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtæː.sɑn/, [ˈtæː.zɑn]

Verb[edit]

tǣsan

  1. to tease (fibres)
  2. to tear apart
  3. to rip apart or wound (with a weapon)

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: tesen

References[edit]

  • tǽsan in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary