gítsian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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gítsian
p. ode; pp. od To covet, desire Ða ðe ðæs welan gítsiaþ hí bíþ symle wædlan on hyra móde those who covet [worldly] wealth will ever he poor in their mind, Prov. Kmbl. 50. Gýtsaþ covets, Beo. Th. 3502; B: 1749. Fóþres ne gítsaþ it craves not food, Exon. 114 b;Th. 440, 1; Rä. 51, 11: Bt. 26, 2; Fox 92, 17. Ðá ðú gítsiende blǽda náme when thou coveting didst take the fruit, Cd. 42; Th. 55, 7; Gen. 890. Ðú gítsigenda and ðú welega thou covetous and wealthy man, Blickl. Homl. 51, 1. Gýtsiendre heortan insatiabili corde, Ps. Spl. 100, 6. Mid gítsigendum eágum with covetous eyes, Homl. Th. i. 68, 26. Gýtsian concupiscere, Ps. Spl. 61, 10. [A. R. ȝiscen: M. H. Ger. gitsen.]
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