ge-rídan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-rídan
p. -rád; pp. -riden To ride, reach or obtain by riding, get into one's power, subject Ðá he gerád to Ecgbryhtes stáne then he rode to Brixton, Chr. 878; Erl. 80, 8. Se ðe næs gerád he who rode to the ness, Beo. Th. 5789; B. 2898. Ðá gerád he ða burg æt Tameworþige then he rode and took the town at Tamworth, Chr. 922; Erl. 108, 24: 901; Erl. 96, 26. Se here geridon Wesseaxna lond and gesǽton micel ðæs folces ofer sǽ adrǽfdon and ðæs óðres ðone mǽstan dǽl hie geridon the [Danish] army rode to Wessex and occupied it; much of the folk they drove over sea and most part of the rest they got into their power, 878; Erl. 78, 29-32. He gerád eall Norþhymbra land him to gewealde he got all Northumberland into his power, 948; Erl. 117, 9. Se cing lét gerídan ealle ða land ðe his módor áhte him to handa the king caused all the lands that his mother owned to be brought under his own control, 1043; Erl. 168, 8.
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