ge-féran
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-féran
p. -férde; pp. -féred. I. v. intrans. To go, travel, go on, behave, fare, get on, come, get to a place He geférde óð ðæt he Adam funde he journeyed until he found Adam, Cd. 23; Th. 29, 20; Gen. 453. Frécne geférdon daringly they behaved, Beo. Th. 3386; B. 1691. Ðá ðis cúþ wæs hú ða óðre geférdon when this was known how the others had fared, Chr. 1009; Erl. 142, 8 : Cd. 214; Th. 268, 29; Sat. 62. Ne mæg ðǽr unwitfull ǽnig geféran no deceitful man can get there, Cd. 45; Th. 58, 19; Gen. 948. Ic eom hider feorran geféred I have come hither, from far, 25; Th. 32, 4; Gen. 498. II. v. trans. To perform a journey, reach or get by going, obtain, attain, experience, suffer Ðú scealt ða fóre geféran thou shalt perform that journey, Andr. Kmbl. 431; An. 715; 388; An. 194. Se hit mæg hrædlícor geféran who can perform the journey more speedily, Blickl. Homl. 231, 24, 25. Ðe ðæt upplíce ríce geférdon who reached the realm on high, Homl. Th. i. 542, 26 : Chr. 988; Erl. 131, 10 : Beo. Th. 6119; B. 3063. Ðæs siges ðe hie geféred hæfdon for the victory that they had obtained, Blickl. Homl. 203, 33. Ðá férdon ða Pyhtas and geférdon ðis land norðanweard then the Picts went and got the north part of this land, Chr. Erl. 3, 13. Hafast ðú geféred ðæt ðé weras ehtigaþ thou hast attained [this] that men will esteem thee, Beo. Th. 2446; B. 1221. Hí ðǽr geférdon máran hearm ðonne hí ǽfre wéndon they there suffered greater hurt than they ever expected, Chr. 994; Erl. 131, 21 : Andr. Kmbl. 2801; An. 1403.
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