gellan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
gellan
gillan, giellan, gyllan; part. gellende, gillende, giellende, gyllende; ic gelle, gille, gielle, gylle, ðú gilst, gielst, gylst; he gilleþ, gilþ, gielþ, gylleþ, gylþ, pl. gellaþ, gillaþ, giellaþ, gyllaþ; p. geal, pl. gullon; pp. gollen To yell, sing, chirp; stridere, sonare Gellende yelling, Exon. 94 b; Th. 353. 40; Reim. 25. Ic seah searo giellende I saw a yelling machine, 108 b; Th. 415, 1; Rä. 33, 4. Gyllende gryre with yelling horror, Cd. 167; Th. 208, 26; Exod. 489. Ic gielle swá hafoc I yell as a hawk, Exon. 106 b; Th. 406, 19; Rä. 25, 3. Gilleþ geómorlíce he yelleth sadly, Salm. Kmbl. 535; Sal. 267. Gylleþ grǽghama the cricket chirps, Fins. Th. 10; Fin. 6. Gielleþ ánfloga the lone-flier yells, Exon. 82 a; Th. 309, 25; Seef. 62. Hí gullon they sung, Andr. Kmbl. 253; An. 127. [Plat. gillen to shriek : Frs. galljen : Dut. galmen to sound : Ger. gellen, gällen to sound, from gal, gall a sound : O. H. Ger. calm, galm : Icel. gella.] DER. bi-gellan.
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