ge-mána
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-mána
an; m. [ge-mǽne communis] Companionship, society, fellowship, familiarity, marriage, intercourse, commerce, conjunction; communio, societas, consortium, contubernium, commercium, concubitus Giféon we on ðone gemánan Godes and manna and on ðone gemánan ðæs brýdguman and ðære brýde let us rejoice in the union of God and men and in the union of the bridegroom and the bride, Blickl. Homl. 11, 5. Ðonne he wæs mid his ágnum cynne ðonne he wæs on ðare ryhtwísera gemánan he was then with his own kin when he was in the company of the righteous, Bt. 5, 1; Fox 10, 12. Engla gemána the society of angels, Exon. 42 a; Th. 142, 10; Gú. 642 : Ps. Th. 56, 4 : Bd. 4, 23; S. 596, 13. Ðysse fǽmnan gemánan bæd hujus virgins consortium petebat, 2, 9; S. 510, 23, 26 : Exon. 67 b; Th. 250, 14; Jul. 127 : Jn. Skt. p. 1, 3 : Rtl. 109, 31. Hréman ne þorfte mǽcan gemánan he needed not to exult in the falchion's intercourse, Chr. 937; Th. 204, 24; Ædelst. 40. Wið ðam ðe ðú mínes gemánan brúce ut fruaris concubitu meo, Gen. 38, 16 : Med. ex Quadr. 5, 11; Lchdm. i. 350, 10. [Goth. ga-mainei : O. H. Ger. gameini f.]
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