ceápian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ceápian
p. ode; pp. od [ceáp II.] To bargain, chaffer, trade, to contract for the purchase or sale of a thing, to buy, to bribe; negotiari, emere, comparāre Ceápiaþ óþ-ðæt ic cume negotiamini dum venio, Lk. Bos. 19, 13. He adráf út ealle ða ðe ceápodon innan ðam temple ejiciebat omnes ementes et vendentes in templo, Mt. Bos. 21, 12. Gyfum ceápian to bribe with gifts, Cd. 212; Th. 262, 5; Dan. 739. Mid ðám hí útwǽpnedmonna freóndscipes him ceápiaþ quibus externorum sibi virorum amicifiam comparent, Bd. 4, 25; S. 601, 18. Mihte ýþ geceápian, gif ǽnig man ceápode might easily buy, if any one bargained, Ors. 5, 7; Bos. 106, 17. DER. a-ceápian, he-, ge-, ofa-.
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