ge-sib
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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ge-sib
-sibb, -syb; adj. Peaceable, near, related, familiar; pācĭfĭcus, cognātus, prŏpinquus, fămĭliāris Ne bearh nú for oft gesibb gesibbum ðý má ðe fremdum too often now has a kinsman no more protected a kinsman than a stranger, Swt. A. S. Rdr. 107, 75. Sylle swá gesibre handa swá fremdre give to a relation or to a stranger, Cod. Dipl. Kmbl. ii. 114, 7. Nǽnig mon ne sceal lufian ne géman his gesibbes gif ... no man shall love or be mindful of his relative if ..., Blickl. Homl. 23, 17. Gisibbe cognatos, Lk. Skt. Rush. 14, 12. Tǽlende dígellíce gesibne his dētrăhentem sēcrēto proxĭmo suo, Ps. Spl. 100, 5. Ðe him gesibbe wǽron who were related to him, Job Thw. 167, 3. Gesibbe ǽrendracan cādūcĕātōres vel pācĭfĭci, Ælfc. Gl. 53; Som. 66, 79; Wrt. Voc. 36, 6. Hý habbaþ freónda ðý má swǽsra and gesibbra they will have more friends dear and near, Exon. 107 a; Th. 408, 34; Rä. 27, 22: 84 a; Th. 317, 21; Mód. 69. Snotor mid gesibbum sécean wolde Cananea land the sagacious would seek the Canaanites' land with his kinsfolk, Cd. 83; Th. 104, 8; Gen. 1738: 79; Th. 97, 13; Gen. 1612. Gesibbra ærfeweard a nearer heir, Th. Chart. 483, 16. Sweolcum swelce him ðonne gesibbast wǽre to such as may then be nearest of kin to him, 105, 29. [O. H. Ger. gisibbo consanguineus.]
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