ge-writ
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
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ge-writ
es; n. Something written, writing, scripture, inscription, a writing, letter, treatise, writ, charter, book Óþ ðone first ðe hie wel cunnen Englisc gewrit arǽdan until such time as they can read English writing well, Past. pref. Swt. 7, 13, 17. Ne rǽdde gé ðis gewrit nec scripturam hanc legistis, Mk. Bos. 12, 10. Ðæt gewrit swá be him cwæþ the Scripture thus spake about him, Blickl. Homl. 167, 15: 123, 6. Mid ðon worde ðæs godcundan gewrites with the word of divine Scripture, 33, 20. Ðæs hálgan gewrites of holy writ, Homl. Th. i. 82, 13. Ðis gewrit inscribtio, Mk. Bos. 12, 16. Ðá héht he rǽdan ðæt gewrit then he ordered to read the letter, Blickl. Homl. 177, 4, 35. Awrítaþ eówre naman on gewrite ðonne asænde ic ða gewrita mínre dóhtor ... se cyngc nam ða gewrita and geinseglode hí write your names in a letter, then I will send the letters to my daughter ... The king took the letters and sealed them, Th. Ap. 20, 6-10: Chr. 627; Erl. 25, 11. Se pápa seonde his gewrite to Engla lande the pope sent his bull to England, 615; Erl. 37, 15. Mid ðæs cynges gewrite with the king's writ, 1048; Erl. 177. 19. Án oxe ne án cú ne án swín ðæt næs gesæt on his gewrite and ealleða gewrita wǽron gebroht to him syððan there was not an ox nor a cow nor a swine that was not put in his book [Doomsday Book], and all the writings were brought to him afterwards, 1085; Erl. 218, 37: Homl. Th. i. 30, 2. Ðis gewrit this treatise, Swt. A. S. Rdr. 56, 1. Ðeáh ðe gewrita oft nemnan ealle ða land Media though books often call all those lands Media, Ors. 1, 1; Bos. 16, 30. Ðæs gewritu secgaþ as books say, Exon. 60 a; Th. 220, 1; Ph. 313: Chr. 973; Erl. 124, 22; Edg. 14: 109 b; Th. 420, 9; Rä. 40, 1. Swá wítgan us on gewritum cýðaþ as sages tell us in books, 56 a; Th. 199, 24; Ph. 30: Elen. Kmbl. 1651; El. 827. We rǽdaþ on hálgum gewritum we read in holy writings, Homl.Th. ii. 356, 19. On gewritum in scripturis, Ps. Th. 86, 5. Us gewritu secgaþ the Scriptures tell us, Cd. 55; Th. 68, 23; Gen. 1121: 79; Th. 98, 15; Gen. 1630: 119; Th. 154, 30; Gen. 2563: Elen. Kmbl. 1345; El. 674. Ða hálgan gewreotu the holy Scriptures, Blickl. Homl. 15, 8: 17, 21. On gewritu settan to record in books, Elen. Kmbl. 1305, 1313; El. 654, 658. Tuegen hleáperas Ælfréd cyning sende mid gewritum king Alfred sent two couriers with letters, Chr. 889; Erl. 86, 24. Úre bisceopas to me gewreoto sende our bishops sent me letters, Blickl. Homl. 187, 4. Ic hæfde ǽr on óðre wísan awriten ymbe mín yrfe and hæfde monegum mannum ða gewritu óðfæst I had previously written in another way about my inheritance and had entrusted the writings to many men, Chart. Th. 490, 29: 541, 22. DER. ǽrend-, erfe-, firn-, hand-, mæg-, ofer-, riht-, yrfe-gewrit.
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