ge-bǽran
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-bǽran
p. de; pp. ed [ge-, and bǽru bearing, habit] To bear one's self, behave or conduct one's self; se gerere Ne gefrægn ic ða mǽgþe sél gebǽran never have I heard of the tribe bearing themselves better, Beo. Th. 2029; B. 1012 : 5640; B. 2824 : Fins. Th. 77; Fin. 38. Ne scule gé wið hine gebǽran swá swá wið feónd ye must not behave to him as to an enemy, Past. 46, 8; Swt. 356, 7; Hat. MS. 68 a, 14. We gebǽraþ swelce we hit nyten we behave as though we know it not, 28, 4; Swt. 194, 4; Hat. MS. 37 a, 25. Ðæt hí gebǽrdon wel that they should bear themselves well, Judth. 10; Thw. 21, 20; Jud. 27 : Bd. 4, 25; S. 600, 32 : Ps. Th. 113, 6. [Laym. i-bere : O. Sax. gi-bárian : O. H. Ger. ga-baran.]
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