awoken/woken -- passive/active past participles?

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Wed Nov 12 04:04:42 UTC 2008

At 11/11/2008 10:45 PM, Douglas G. Wilson wrote:
>I would use "[a]wake"/"[a]woke"/"[a]woken" myself, but I think
>"[a]wake"/"[a]waked"/"[a]waked" is [A-]OK too.

What does "weak" mean here?  For me, "To arouse [be aroused] from
sleep" is pretty strong!  :-)


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