ge-sceádan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-sceádan
-scádan; p. -scéd, -sceód; pp. -sceáden [in the Northern Gospels weak forms occur] To separate, distinguish, discern, decide Wéron gesceádad from exceptis, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 14, 21. Ðú ðe gesceádest qui separasti, Rtl. 182, 31: 36, 27. Gesceád distingue, 36, 29. Wolde hilde gesceádan would decide the war, Cd. 167; Th. 209, 25; Exod. 504: Elen. Kmbl. 298; El. 149. Rodera rǽdend hit on riht gescéd the ruler of the firmament decided it aright, Beo. Th. 3115; B. 1555. He biþ on ðæt wynstre weorud gesceáden he will be assigned at the separation to the band on the left hand, Exon. 117 a; Th. 449, 23; Dóm. 75. [Goth. ga-skaidan to separate: O. H. Ger. gi-sceidan.]
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