ge-rád
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
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ge-rád
es; n. Consideration, account, condition, reason, wisdom, prudence, manner; ratio, conditio Ðá he ðæt gerád sette cum coepisset rationem ponere, Mt. Bos. 18, 24. Se hláford dyhte hym gerád dominus posuit rationem cum eis, 25, 19. Ðám ealdum gedafenaþ ðæt hí tǽcon sum gerád heora geonglingum ad senes spectat juvenes prudentia erudire, Ælfc. Gr. pref; Som. 1, 33. On ðæt gerád ðet he gesylle ǽlce geáre on the condition that he give every year, Th. Chart. 147, 31: Chr. 945:Erl. 116, 31. To ðam geráde ðe ... on the condition that ..., Th. Chart. 168, 13. On ða ylcan gerád under the same conditions, Ps. Th. 9, argument 3. Crist awende úre stuntnysse to geráde Christ turned our folly to wisdom, Homl. Th. i. 208, 19. ¶ On ðæt gerád for that reason, Ors. 1, 12; Bos. 36, 4. On ða gerád on the condition or account, Bt. 7, 3; Fox 22, 7: Chr. Erl. 3, 15: 1093; Erl. 229, 25.
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