GEARO
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun, Adjective
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
GEARO
gearu; gen. m. n. -wes, -owes; f. -re, -rwe; def. se gearwa; adj. YARE, ready, prepared, equipped, complete; promptus, părātus, instructus, perfectus Gearo wyrde on gespræce factus est lŏquēla promptus, Bd. 5, 2; S. 615, 29. Gearo is mín heorte părātum est cor meum, Ps. Th. 56, 9. Gearo ic eom părātus sum, 118, 60 : Ps. Spl. 16, 13 : 107, 1. Wes tú gearo părātus esto, Bd. 5, 19; S. 640, 44. He wæs gearo gúþe he was ready for war, Andr. Kmb1. 467; An. 234. Ic beó gearo sóna I shall be ready at once, Beo. Th. 3655; B. 1825 : 6202; B. 3106. Ðá wæs gearo gyrnwræce Grendeles módor then was Grendel's mother ready with vengeance for wrongs, 4242; B. 2118. Swá gearwe swá seó leó sīcut leo părātus, Ps. Th. 16, 11. Óþ-ðæt he Adam gearone funde until he found Adam ready, Cd. 23; Th. 29, 25; Gen. 455 : Bt. Met. Fox 7, 67; Met. 7. 34. Gearwe, acc. s. f. Beo. Th. 2017; B. 1006 : Exon. 45 b; Th. 155, 17; Gú. 861. Ðæt hý grim helle fýr gearo to wite seóþ that they shall see hell's grim fire ready for punishment, 26 b; Th. 78, 7; Cri. 1270. Beornas gearwe on stefn stigon the warriors ready [or equipped] stept on the prow, Beo. Th. 428; B. 211 : Ps. Th. 124, 5 : 141, 4. Ealle þing synt gearwe omuia sunt părāta, Mt. Bos. 22, 4. Ða flotan stódon gearowe wícinga fela the pirates stood ready, many Vikings, Byrht. Th. 133, 59; By. 72 : 134, 47; By. 100. Searwum gearwe equipped with arms, Beo. Th. 3631; B. 1813. Geseah Metod geofonúsa mǽst gearo hlifigean the Creator saw the greatest of sea-houses arise complete, Cd. 66; Th. 79, 35; Gen. 1321. Geofum biþ gearora with gifts is more prepared, Exon. 128 b; Th. 493, 15; Rä. 81, 31. [Chauc. yare : R. Glouc. ȝare : Laym. ȝaru, ȝæru : O. Sax. garu : Ger. gar ready : M. H. Ger. gar, gare : O. H. Ger. garo, garaw.] DER. ánwíg-gearo, eal-, un-.
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