ge-beótian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-beótian
p. ode, ede; pp. od, ed [ge-, beotian, II. to boast, vow, promise] To promise in a boastful manner, to vow; glōriōse pollĭcēri Gebeótode án þegena, ðæt he mid sunde ða eá oferfaran woldon one of the officers vowed that he by swimming would cross over the river, Ors. 2, 4; Bos. 44, 2, 4. Antigones and Perþica gebeótedan, ðæt hý woldan him betweonum gefeohtan Antigonus and Perdiccas vowed that they would fight with one another, Ors. 3, 11; Bos. 72, 41. Wit gebeótedon, ðæt wit on gársecg út aldrum néðdon we two vowed that we would venture our lives out on the ocean, Beo. Th. 1076; B. 536 : 964; B. 480.
This is a supplementary entry with editorial changes to an entry in the main volume of the dictionary. Look under the 'Possibly connected entries' below, or for the same headword in the list to the left.

A Combined List of Abbreviations.

Abbreviation not recognized. See:

A Combined List of Abbreviations.