ge-ícan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-ícan
-ícean, -ýcan, -iécan; p. -ícte, -íhton; pp. -íced, -íct To eke, increase, add, enlarge; augere, extendere Heó ongan his mǽg-burge geícean sunum and dohtrum she began his kindred to increase with sons and daughters, Cd. 56; Th. 69, 8; Gen. 1132. Eall geíceaþ increase all things, 74; Th. 91, 18; Gen. 1514. Ofer eall ðæt geícte adjecit hoc supra omnia, Lk. Bos. 3, 20. Æðelinga rím feorum geícte he increased the number of men with lives, 58; Th. 70, 33; Gen. 1162. Bizantium wæs fram Constantino geiéced Byzantium was enlarged by Constantine, Ors. 3, 7; Bos. 61, 10 : Th. Diplm. A. D. 864; 125, 19. v. écan.
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