ge-grétan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-grétan
he -grét, pl. -grétaþ; p. -grétte, pl. -grétton; pp. -gréted To approach, come to, address, greet, welcome; adire, alloqui, salutare Wíf sceal eodor æþelinga [MS. e] ǽrest gegrétan the wife shall the nobles' chief first greet, Exon. 90 a; Th. 339, 7; Gn. Ex. 90. Holdne gegrétte meaglum wordum he addressed his faithful friend in powerful words, Beo. Th, 3964; B. 1980. Hie ðá gegrétte he then addressed them, Andr. Kmbl. 507; An. 254. Ðæt we mágon úre frýnd geseón and úre siblingas gegrétan that we may see our friends and greet our kinsmen, Homl. Th. ii. 526, 33. Man tǽleþ and mid yfle gegréteþ ða ðe riht lufiaþ men blame and insult those that love right, Swt. A. S. Rdr. 110, 164. v. grétan.
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