ge-twǽman
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-twǽman
-twéman; p. de; pp. ed [twǽman to separate] To cut off; separate, divide; sepărāre, sejungĕre, dīvĭdĕre Ic hine ne mihte ganges getwǽman I could not cut him off from his course, Beo. Th. 1940; B. 968: L. N. P. L. 65; Th. ii. 300, 28. Ðá man getwǽmde ðæt ǽr wæs gemǽne Criste and cynincge then was separated what was before in common to Christ and the king, L. Eth. ix. 38; Th. i. 348, 20: Wald. 88; Vald. 2, 16. Ne getwǽme nán mann ða ðe God gesomnode quod Deus conjunxit, hŏmo non sepăret, Mt. Bos. 19, 6. Beó ǽlc sacu getwǽmed let every strife be appeased, L. Eth. v. 19; Th. i. 308, 30. Getwéman to alienate, Basil admn. 4; Norm. 40, 29, note p.
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