ge-nípan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-nípan
p. -náp, pl. -nipon; pp. -nipen. I. to darken, become dark; cālīgāre, obnūbĭlāri Hú seó þrag gewát, genáp under niht-heltn, swá heó nó wǽre how the time has passed, has darkened under the veil of night, as if it had not been, Exon. 77 b; Th. 292, 8; Wand. 96. II. to rise as a cloud, to creep up or come suddenly upon one; obrēpĕre, sŭpervĕnīre alĭcui Him ongén genáp atol ýþa gewealc the terrible rolling of the waves rose as a cloud against them [came suddenly upon them], Cd. 166; Th. 206, 20; Exod. 454.
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