ge-bǽdan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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ge-bǽdan
p. -bǽdde; pp. -bǽded [bǽdan to compel] To compel, constrain, force, impel, urge, oppress; compellĕre, cōgĕre, persuādēre, impellĕre, urgēre, prĕmĕre Mid rihtre nýdþearfnysse gebǽded justa necessĭtāte compulsus, Bd. 2, 2; S. 502, 27. Mid nýde gebǽded necessĭtāte cōgente, 3, 24; S. 556, 7 : Exon. 70 b ; Th. 263, 2; Jul. 343 : Bt. Met. Fox 6, 28; Met. 6, 14. Níþa gebǽded constrained by hatred, Exon. 68 b; Th. 254, 27; Jul. 203. Mon sceal gebídan ðæs he gebǽdan ne mæg a man ought to wait for what he cannot hasten [compel to come], 90 b; Th. 340, 2; Gn. Ex. 105. Hie gecwǽdon ðæt ne hie to ðam gebéde he mihte gebǽdan they said that he could not force them to that prayer, Cd. 182; Th. 228, 15; Dan. 202. Strǽla storm strengum gebǽded, scóc ofer scyld-weall a storm of shafts, impelled from strings, rushed over the shield-wall, Beo. Th. 6226; B. 3117. Býsigum gebǽded oppressed with labour, 5153; B. 2580; 5644; B. 2826. [Goth. gabaidjan.]
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