gearwian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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gearwian
gerwian, gerwan, girwan, gierwan, gyrwan, gyrian, girian, gierian; p. ode, ade, ede; pp. od, ad, ed To make ready, prepare, procure, supply, put on, clothe; părāre, præpărāre, præstāre, induĕre, vestīre Ðú gǽst befóran Drihtnes ansýne, his wegas gearwian præībis ante faciem Dŏmĭni, părāre vias ejus, Lk. Bos. 1, 76 : Exon. 58 b; Th. 210, 21; Ph. 189 : 119 a : Th. 456, 27; Hy. 4, 73 : Elen. Kmbl. 1997; El. 1000. Wísdóm oððe snytro gearwiende lytlingum săpientiam præstans parvŭlis, Ps. Spl. 18, 8. Óþ on écnysse ic gearwie sǽd ðín usque in æternum præpărābo sēmen tuum, 88, 4. He lífes weg gǽstum gearwaþ he prepares life's way for souls, Exon. 34 a; Th. 108. 11; Gú. 71 : 117 a; Th. 450, 21; Dóm. 91. Ic gearwode leóhtfæt cyninge mínum părāvi lucernam Christo meo, Ps. Spl. 131, 18. Ðú gearwodest wlite mínum mægn præstĭtisti dĕcŏri meo virtūtem, 29, 8. Grinu hí gearwodon fótum mínum laqueum părāvērunt pĕdĭbus meis, Ps. Spl. 56, 8. Sumum wundorgiefe þurh goldsmiþe gearwad weorþeþ to one a wondrous skill in goldsmith's art is provided, Exon. 88 a; Th. 331, 25; Vy. 73. Gearwian us togénes gréne strǽte up to englum let us prepare before ourselves a green path to the angels above, Cd. 219; Th. 282, 15; Sat. 287. Hú gé eówic gearwige quid induamini, Mt. Kmbl. Rush. 6, 25 : 27, 29. Ðæt selfe wæter ðegnunge gearwode beforan his fótum the very water did reverence before his feet, St. And. 22, 19. [Piers P. gare : R. Brun. ȝared, pp. prepared : Laym. ȝærwen to make ready : O. Sax. garuwian, gerwean, girwian to make ready, prepare : O. H. Ger. garawén, garwén, garawjan.] v. Grm. D. M. 984. DER. a-gearwian, ge-.
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