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See also: wäs, wäs-, and ƿæs

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Old EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

wæs

  1. First-person singular preterite form of bēon
  2. Third-person singular preterite form of bēon
  3. First-person singular preterite form of wesan
  4. Third-person singular preterite form of wesan

QuotationsEdit

  • c. 800, Ruthwell Cross, found in Ruthwell, Scotland.
    ᛣᚱᛁᛋᛏ ᚹᚫᛋ ᚩᚾ ᚱᚩᛞᛁ ᚻᚹᛖᚦᚱᚨ / ᚦᛖᚱ ᚠᚢᛋᚨ ᚠᛠᚱᚱᚪᚾ ᛣᚹᚩᛗᚢ / ᚨᚦᚦᛁᛚᚨ ᛏᛁᛚ ᚪᚾᚢᛗ
    Krist wæs on rodi. Hweþræ'/ þer fusæ fearran kwomu / æþþilæ til anum.
    Christ was on the cross. Yet / the brave came there from afar / to their lord.