ge-rísan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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ge-rísan
3rd sing. pres. -ríseþ, -ríst, pl. -rísaþ; p. -rás, pl. -rison; pp. -risen To behove, become, befit, suit; dĕcēre, convĕnīre: generally used impersonally Gold geríseþ on guman sweorde gold is fitting on a man's sword, Exon. 91 a; Th. 341, 14; Gn. Ex. 126. Ðé geríseþ lofsang te dĕcet hymnus, Ps. Spl. 64, 1: 92, 7. Cyninge geríst rihtwísnys righteousness becomes a king, Homl. Th. ii. 318, 32: i. 418, 8. Ðe him betst geríst which suits him best, Bt. 34, 10; Fox 148, 20: Menol. Fox 117; Men. 58. Wera gehwylcum wíslícu word gerísaþ to every man wise words are fitting, Exon. 91 b; Th. 343, 34; Gn. Ex. 166. Swá ðam þeódne gerás as was fitting to the master, 49 a; Th. 168, 34; Gú. 1087. Ðæt ðæm weorce nánum men ne geríse bét to fandienne, ðonne ðam wyrhtan ðe hit worhte that it became no man better to prove the work than the workman who made it, Ors. 1, 12; Bos. 36, 37.
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