ge-cwéman
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-cwéman
p. de; pp. ed [cwéman to please] To please, satisfy, propitiate; plăcēre, satisfăcĕre He ne mihte ðám folcum mid gifum gecwéman he had not power to satisfy the people with rewards, Ors. 3, 7; Bos. 60, 45. Pilatus wolde ðam folce gecwémam Pilātus vŏlens pŏpŭlo satisfăcĕre, Mk. Bos. 15, 15. Gif ðú godum ussum gecwémest if thou wilt propitiate our gods, Exon. 68 a; Th. 252, 27; Jul. 169. Ðe him dǽdum gecwémde who pleased him by deeds, 46 b; Th. 159, 6; Gú. 922. Sume gecwémdon englum some have given pleasure to angels, Homl. Th. ii. 286, 12. God, ðú ðe mið hreównisse gicuoemes ł gicómed biþ Deus qui pænitentia placaris, Rtl. 8, 33. [Laym. i-quemen to please.]
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