ge-sirwan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-sirwan
-serwan, -syrwan; p. ede; pp. ed. I. to plot, contrive, conspire, deliberate Se se ðe ða synne gesireþ he who designs the sin, Past. 56, 6; Swt. 435, 6; Hat. MS. Ðonne ne gesirede hit nó ðæt hit þurhtuge swelce synne then would it not have designed to carry out such sin, Swt. 435, 4. Ic gesyrede I plotted, Exon. 72 b; Th. 270, 20; Jul. 468. Ðý ne wricþ Dryhten nó gelíce ða gesiredan synne and fǽrlíce þurhtogenan forðæm sió gesirede syn biþ ungelíc eallum óðrum synnum so the Lord does not punish equally the deliberate sin and the suddenly perpetrated, for the deliberate sin is unlike all other sins, Past. 56, 7; Swt. 435, 13; Hat. MS. II. to furnish with arms, equip Gesyrwed secg an armed man, Byrht. Th. 136, 30; By. 159. v. ge-syrwan.
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