ge-neát
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-neát
es; m. A companion, associate, vassal Big-standaþ me strange geneátas ða ne willaþ me æt ðam stríðe geswícan strong companions stand by me who will not fail me at the strife, Cd. 15; Th. 18, 36;Gen. 284. Geneát inquilinus, Cot. 108: parasitus, 152. Byrhtwold wæs eald geneát [or eald-geneát, q.v.] Be cyninges geneáte of a king's 'geneat,' L. In. 19; th. i. 114, 9: Chr. 897; Erl. 96, 3. Be ðon ðe monnes geneát stalige in case a man's 'geneát' steal, L. In. 22, Th. i. 116, 9. [Icel. nautr: O. H. Ger. ganóz, Grff. ii. 1125: Ger. genoss.] v. Stubbs' Const. Hist. i. 149; Kemble's 'Saxons in England,' i. c. vii; Schmid A. S. Ger. s.v. DER. beód-, heorþ-geneát.
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