ge-ascian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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ge-ascian
-acsian, -ahsian, -axian; p. ode, ade; pp. od, ad [acsian to ask] To find out by asking, learn, hear; fando accĭpĕre, discĕre, audīre Geascode he ðone cyning on Meran túne he learnt [that] the king [was] at Merton, Chr. 755; Erl. 48, 28. Ðá geascade se cyng ðæt ðæt hie út on hergaþ fóron then the king heard that they were gone out to ravage, 911; Erl. 100, 24. We geascodon ðæt úre geferan sume to eów cómon we have heard that some of our fellows have come to you, L. Alf. 49; Th. i. 56, 14 : Exon. l00 a; Th. 378, 24; Deór. 20. Habbaþ we geascad ðæt se Ælmihtiga worhte wer and wíf we have heard that the Almighty created man and woman, 61 b; Th. 225, 22; Ph. 393.
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