ge-tácnian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-tácnian
p. ode, ade, ude; pp. od, ad, ud [tácen, tácn a sign, token] . I. to denote by a sign, signify, betoken, show, instruct; signāre, signĭfĭcāre, denŏtāre, insĭnuāre, monstrāre, instruĕre Ic getácnige signĭfĭco, Ælfc. Gr. 37; Som. 39, 36. Wæter getácnaþ on ðyssere stówe mennisc ingehýd water in this place betokens human knowledge, Homl. Th. ii. 280, 1: Boutr. Scrd. 21, 42: Lchdm. iii. 198, 6, 7. Ða alecgendlícan word getácnaþ dǽde the deponent verbs signify action, Ælfc. Gr. 19; Som. 22, 56. Eua getácnode Godes gelaðunge Eve betokened God's church, Ælfc. T. 6, 11, 13: 7, I. Adam getácnude úrne Hǽlend Crist Adam betokened our Saviour Christ, 6, 8. Ðú me sóþfæstnysse weg getácna viam justĭfĭcātiōnum tuārum insĭnua mihi, Ps. Th. 118, 27. Him gedafenaþ ðæt hí cunnon hwæt heó gástlíce getácnige it is fitting that they know what it betokens spiritually, Homl. Th. ii. 264, 27. Mid ðý is getácnod, ðæt ... by that is signed that ..., Bt. Met. Fox 31, 35; Met. 31, 18: Boutr. Scrd. 19, 27, 28. II. to sign, mark, witness, seal; signāre, insignīre, obsignāre He getácnaþ ðæt God is sóþfæstnes signāvit quia Deus vērax est, Jn. Bos. 3, 33. Ðone God Fæder getácnode hunc Păter signāvit Deus, 6, 27. Is eall heáhmægen tíre getácnod all the lofty power is marked with glory, Elen. Kmbl. 1504; El. 754. Godes þeówas getácnode beón sceoldan clēricos insignīri deceret, Bd. 5, 21; S. 642, 42.
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