geán
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Preposition
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
geán
prep. Against, over against, on the opposite side; contra Mónaþ is ðonne se móna gecyrþ niwe fram ðære sunnan, óþ-ðæt he eft cume hyre fórne geán a month is when the moon returns new from the sun, until it [the moon] again comes opposite it [the sun], Bd. de nat. rerum; Wrt. popl, science 8, 13; Lchdm. iii. 248, 17, note 30. On ðæm clife on ðæm is geán bearwum on the cliff which is over against the woods, Blickl. Homl. 209, 35. [Orm. ȝæn.] v. on-geán.
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