ge-metan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-metan
p. -mæt and -mette, pl. -mǽton; pp. -meten; v. trans. I. to measure, measure back or again; metiri, remetiri On ðam ylcan gemete ðe gé metaþ, eów byþ gemeten qua mensura mensi fueritis, remetietur vobis, Mt. Bos. 7, 2: Mk. Bos. 4, 24: Lk. Bos. 6, 38. God ðú ðe heofen mid honda gemettest and eorðan on ðínre fyst betýndest God thou who has meted heaven with thy hand and enclosed the earth in thy fist [cf. Isaiah 40, 12], St. And. 47, 2. II. to measure by traversing or going over; metiri transeundo And his cwén mid him medo-stíg gemæt and his queen with him measured the mead way [way to the mead-hall], Beo. Th. 1852; B. 924. v. metan.
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