ge-gerwan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-gerwan
-gærwan, -girwan, -gierwan, -gyrwan; p. -gerede; pp. -gered, -gerwed To prepare, make ready, clothe, array, adorn, furnish Ne hýrde ic cymlícor ceól gegyrwan hilde wǽpnum I never heard of furnishing a comelier vessel with weapons of war, Beo. Th. 76; 13, 38. Ðǽr ðú scealt ád gegærwan there shalt thou prepare a pile, Cd. 138; Th. 173, 3; Gen. 2855. Ic his sacerdas mid hǽlu gegyrwe sacerdotes ejus induam salutare, Ps. Th. 131, 17. Heó alegde hire hrægl ðe heó mid gegyred wæs and hie gegyrede mid ðon sélestan hrægle she laid aside the garment that she was clothed with, and arrayed herself with the finest garment, Blickl. Homl. 139, 6, 7 : 89, 35 : 103, 3. Ðǽr weofod inne wlitelíce geworhtan and gegyredon therein they wrought and adorned an altar beautifully, 205, 6 : Beo. Th. 6265; B. 3137. Gegyre ðú hine clothe him, Blickl. Homl. 37, 21. Mid heora geatwum gegyrede equipped, 241, 29 : Nar. 4, 13. Golde gegyrwed adorned with gold, Beo. Th. 1110; B. 553. Ymb frætwum útan gegyrede circumornatæ, Ps. 143, 15. Sió wæs orðoncum eall gegyrwed diófles cræftum it was all cunningly prepared with devilish arts, Beo. Th. 4181; B. 2087. Heardum tóþum and miclum hit wæs gegyred duris munitum dentibus, Nar. 21, 1.
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