ge-þing
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-þing
es; n. I. a council, an assembly; concilium, counio Ðá se þeóden ongan geþinges wyrcan then did the prince form a council, Cd. 197; Th. 245, 25; Dan. 468. Hét hie upastandan to Godes geþinge he bade them arise to God's assembly, Andr, Kmbl. 1588; An. 7951. II. a compact, an agreement, a condition; pactum Be diernum geþinge concerning a private compact, L. In. 52; Th. i. 134, 11, 12: 50; Th. i. 134, 1: L. Ath. v. § 11; Th. i. 240, 16: Th. Ch. 465, 12. Hig him geþingo budon ðæt hie him óðer flet eal gerýmdon they offered him conditions that they would wholly yield to him another dwelling, Beo. Th. 2175; Th, 1085. v. Grm. R. A. 600. III. what is impending over one, what is awaiting one, what is certainly to be expected or hoped for, fate, destiny; quod est imminens vel expectandum, fatum, sors Bád beadwa geþinges he awaited the fate of the battle, Beo. Th. 1423; B, 709: 802; B. 398. Wéndon hie þearlra geþinga þræge hnágran they expected a worse period of severe fates, Andr. Kmbl. 3194; An. 1600: 1512; An. 757.
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