geáþ
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
geáþ
e; f. Foolishness, lightmindedness, luxury, mockery; stultĭtia, lascīvia, luxŭria, ludibrium Ðú, on geáþe, hafast ofer witena dóm wísan gefongen thou, in foolishness, host taken thy course against wise men's judgment, Exon. 67 a; Th. 248, 16; Jul. 96. Þeódum ýwaþ wísdóm weras, siððan geóguþe geáþ gǽst aflíhþ men manifest wisdom to people, when the spirit puts to fight the lightmindedness of youth, 40 a; Th. 132, 19; Gú. 475. Ðý-læs ðæt wundredan weras and idesa, and on geáþ gutan lest men and women should wonder thereat, and pour it forth in mockery, 50 b; Th. 176, 8; Gú. 1206. [Geác a cuckoo : Icel. gaúð, f. a barking.]
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