geare
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
geare
gearwe, gearuwe, gearewe, gere; adv. [gearo? ready] Entirely, clearly, certainly, well, very well, enough; pĕnĭtus, prorsus, plāne, certe, bĕne, valde, optĭme, sătis Ic wát geare I well know, Beo. Th. 5306; B. 2656 : Bt. Met. Fox 20, 188; Met. 20, 94. Ic cann swá geare I so well know, Cd. 27; Th. 37, 1; Gen. 583. Nú gé geare cunnon now ye well know, Exon. 16 a; Th. 36, 9; Cri. 573. Hí wiston geare certi sunt, Lk. Bos. 20, 6. Swíðe geare, Ps. Th. 101, 5. Gearor, comp. Ors. 5, 14; Bos. 114, 11. [O. Sax. garo quite, entirely : O. H. Ger. garo, garawo penitus, prorsus : Ger. gar : Icel. görva, gerva quite.]
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