gifeðe
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
gifeðe
gyfeðe; adj. Given, granted [by fate]; datus, concessus Gief ðæt biþ him gifeðe if that be granted him, Cod. Dipl. Kmbl. iii. 50, 2: Th. Chart. 470, 1: 472, 3. Nó gifeðe wearþ Abrahame ðæt him yrfeweard wlitebeorht ides on worulde brohte it was not granted to Abraham that the beautiful woman brought him an heir into the world, Cd. 83; Th. 103, 31; Gen. 1726: 101; Th. 134, 13; Gen. 2224: Beo. Th. 5454; B. 2730. Gyfeðe, 1115; B. 555. Him ðæt gifeðe ne wæs it was not granted him, 3658; B. 2652. Hwæt him gúðweorca gifeðe wurde what work of war should be assigned him, Andr. Kmbl. 2134; An. 1068: Beo. Th. 4976; B. 2491: 604; B. 299. v. Grmm. D. M. 843. [Laym. ȝifveðe: O. Sax. giƀiðig: O. H. Ger. gibedig.] v. ungifeðe, and preceding word.
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