ge-nesan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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ge-nesan
p. -næs, pl. -nǽson; pp. -nesen To be saved, preserved, escape from Se biþ hál and geneseþ on écnesse he shall be safe and shall be preserved to eternity, Blickl. Homl. 171, 26. Hróf ána genæs ealles ánsúnd the roof alone was saved wholly sound, Beo. Th. 2003; B. 999. Se ða sæcce genæs who had come safely from the conflict, 3959; B. 1977: 4844; B. 2426: Cd. 94; Th. 121, 33; Gen. 2019. Ða ðe ða frécennesse and yrmðo genǽson those who had survived the danger and misery, Blickl. Homl. 203, 20: Ors. 4, 8; Bos. 90, 8: Fins. Th. 95; Fin. 47. Hý ðurh miltse meotudes genǽson they have been saved through the Lord's mercy, Exon. 26 a; Th. 77, 12; Cri. 1255. He níða gehwane genesen hæfde he had survived every struggle, Beo. Th. 4786; B. 2397. Ðæt híg mihton ða frǽcnesse genesan that they might escape the danger, Shrn. 38. 2. [Goth. ga-nisan to be saved: O. Sax. gi-nesan: O. H. Ger. ge-nesan: Ger. ge-nesen to get well.]
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