ge-stýran
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-stýran
-stíran, -steóran, -stióran, -stiéran; p. de; pp. ed [stýran to steer, rule] To steer, direct, rule, correct, restrain, withhold; rĕgĕre, corrĭgĕre, cŏhĭbēre, rĕtĭnēre Meaht ðú Adame eft gestýran thou mightest afterwards rule Adam, Cd. 27; Th. 36, 8; Gen. 568: Ors. 3, 1; Bos. 52, 36. Hám cymeþ nefne him holm gestýreþ he will come home unless the ocean restrains him, Exon. 90 b; Th. 340, 5; Gn. Ex. 106. Gif him Scipio ne gestýrde if Scipio had not withheld them, Ors. 4, 9; Bos. 91, 18: Judth. 10; Thw. 22, 13; Jud. 60. Forstond ðú mec and gestýr him protect thou me and correct them, Exon. 118 b; Th. 455, 31; Hy. 4, 58.
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