ge-stillan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-stillan
-styllan; p. de; pp. ed [stillan to rest] . I. v. intrans. To rest, cease, be still, quiet, mute; quiescĕre, sĕdāri, sĭlēre, obmutescĕre, rētĭcēre Hí ne móten ǽfre gestillan they may not ever be still, Bt. Met. Fox 11, 51; Met. 11, 26. Seó gecyndelíce hǽtu gestilleþ on ðé the natural heat shall be quiet in thee, Blickl. Homl. 7, 28. Se wuldor-maga worda gestilde the illustrious man ceased from words, Exon. 48 b; Th. 167, 29; Gú. 1067: Andr. Kmbl. 1064; An. 532. On Sæterdæg híg gestildon sabbăto sĭluērunt, Lk. Bos. 23, 56. Tantalus gestilde Tantalus became quiet, Bt. 35, 6; Fox 170, 2. Súwa, and gestil tăce obmūtesce, Mk. Bos. 4, 39. He bebeád ðæm winde ðæt he gestilde he commanded the wind to be still, Blickl. Homl. 235, 8. Ic bebeóde ðé ðæt ðú fram ðisse ungeþwǽrnysse gestille I command thee to cease from this troubling, Guthl. 8; Gdwn. 48, 17. II. v. trans. To restrain, still, stop, stay, calm, keep in; compescĕre, cŏhĭbēre, sĕdāre, mītĭgāre, rĕtĭnēre Hilde calla héht ða folctogan fyrde gestillan the herald of war bade the folk-leaders make the army still, Cd. 156; Th. 194, 2; Exod. 254. Ða hátheortan hie mid náne fóreþonce nyllaþ gestillan the furious will not calm themselves with reflection, Past. 40, 6; Swt. 297, 4; Hat. MS. 55 b, 7. Hwá gestilleþ ðæt who shall still that? Exon. l01 b; Th. 384, 30; Rä. 4, 35. Hí ðone storm gestildon tempestātem sĕdārent, Bd. 3, 15; S. 541, 17. Hæfde Metod regn gestilled the Creator had stilled the rain, Cd. 71; Th. 85, 18; Gen. 1416: Salm. Kmbl. 236; Sal. 117.
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