GEAT
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
§5,
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
GEAT
gat, es; pl. nom. acc. u, a, o; n. A gate, door; porta, ostium, jānua Ic eom sceápa geat ego sum ostium ŏvium, Jn. Bos. 10, 7, 9 : 10, 1, 2. Gangaþ inn þurh ðæt nearwe geat, forðonðe ðæt geat is swýðe wíd intrāte per angustam portam, quia lāta porta est, Mt. Bos. 7, 13, 14. Ðǽr is geat gylden there is the golden gate, Cd. 227; Th. 305, 19; Sat. 649. Þurh ðæs wealles geat through the gate of the wall, Judth. 11; Thw. 23, 32; Jud. 151 : Exon. 71 b; Th. 266, 21; Jul. 401. Ðá he geneálǽhte ðære ceastre gate cum appropinquāret portæ civĭtātis, Lk. Bos. 7, 12. Heó ðæt geat ðæs mynstres ontýnde illa apĕruit jānuam Monastērii, Bd. 3, 11; S. 536, 18. Ða gyldnan geatu hát ontýnan bid open the golden gates, Exon. I I b; Th. 16, 10; Cri. 251 : 16 a; Th. 36, 15; Cri. 576. Opnyaþ me gatu rihtwísnysse apĕrīte mihi portas justĭtiæ, Ps. Spl. 117, 19 : Exon. 12 b; Th. 20, 15; Cri. 318. On gaton in portis, Ps. Th. 126, 6. [Piers P. yates, pl. gates; gate a way : Chauc. yate a gate; gate a street, way : Laym. ȝæt : Orm. ȝate a gate; gate a way : Scot. yet, yett a gate : O. Sax. gat, n. a hole : Frs. gat : O. Frs. gat, iet, n. a hole : Dut. gat, n. a hole : Ger. gasse. f. a thoroughfare, narrow road : M. H. Ger. gat, n. a hole; gazze, f. a narrow road : O. H. Ger. gaza, f. vīcus, plălea : Goth. gatwo, f. plătea : Dan. gat, m. f. an aperture, opening : Swed. gata, f . a street, lane : Icel. gat, n. a hole; gata, f. a way.] DER. ben-geat, burh-, fæsten-, hord-, weall-.
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