ge-métan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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ge-métan
he -méteþ, -métt, -mét; p. -métte, pl. -métton; pp. -méted, -métod, -métt, -mét To find, find out, discover, come upon, meet with; invĕnīre, compĕrīre Ic geméte invĕnio, Ælfc. Gr. 30, 4; Som. 34, 49: 37; Som. 39, 6. He holtes hleó heáh geméteþ he finds the wood's, lofty shelter, Exon. 62 a; Th. 227, 27; Ph. 429: Ps. Th. 54, 24: 87, 12. Gemoetaþ invenerit, Lk. Skt. Lind. 12, 43. Ealc ðæra, ðe me gemétt, me ofslyþ omnis qui invĕnĕrit me, occīdet me, Gen. 4, 14. Se ðe gemét hys sáwle, se forspilþ híg qui invĕnit anĭmam suam, perdet illam, Mt. Bos. 10, 39: 24, 46: Lk. Bos. 12, 37, 38, 43. Gé gemétaþ án cild hræglum bewunden, and on binne aléd invĕniētis infantem pannis invŏlūtum, et pŏsĭtum in præsēpio, 2, 12: Mt. Bos. 11, 29: Mk. Bos. 11, 2. Ðæs bisceopes líf is gemétte biscope wyrðe beón vītam episcŏpi episcŏpo dignam esse compĕri, Bd. 5, 6; S. 618, 30. Ðú geméttes Meotod alwihta thou hast met the Lord of all things, Cd. 228; Th. 308, 23; Sat. 697. He gemétte stapul ǽrenne he found a brazen pillar, Andr. Kmbl. 2123; An. 1063: 481; An. 241. Geswinc and angnys gemétton me trībŭlātio et angustia invēnērunt me, Ps. Spl. 118, 143: 75, 5. Ge-méte gé hine invĕnies eum, Deut. 4, 29. Gif ic geméte fíftig rihtwísra wera si invĕnĕro quinquaginta justos, Gen. 18, 26, 28. Gif hwá þeóf geméte if any one find a thief, L. C. S. 29; Th. i. 392, 14: L. In. 49; Th. i. 132, 12. Ðæt we ðíne onsýne milde geméten that we may find thy countenance mild, Exon. 76 a; Th. 286, 13; Jul. 731. Swá hwylce swá gé geméton quoscumque invĕnĕrītis, Mt. Bos. 22, 9. Hí hæfdon neowne gefeán geméted they had met with new joy, Elen. Kmbl. 1738; El. 871: 2447; El. 1225. He is gemét inventus est, Lk. Bos. 15, 24, 32. Gif ðǽr beóþ gemétte feówertig rihtwísra sin quadraginta ĭbi inventi fuĕrint, Gen. 18, 29: 2, 12. Gif we geméte sín on moldwege oððe feor oððe neáh fundne weorðen if we are met on earth's way or far or near are found, Exon. 70 b; Th. 262, 17; Jul. 334. Gif hwilc mon sí gemétod on ðínum ðam egeslícan dóme if any man be found at thy awful judgment, St. And. 47, 8.
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