gódian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
gódian
p. ode, ede; pp. od, ed. I. to be or become good, to improve, get better Ðonne gódiaþ ðæra lendena sár and ðæra þeóna swýðe hræðe then the pains in the loins and thighs will very speedily get better, Herb. 1, 28; Lchdm. i. 80, 1. On his dagum hit gódode in his days things improved, Chr. 959; Erl. 119, 13: Swt. A. S. Rdr. 105, 19. Gif his hreófla gódigende wǽre if his leprosy were getting better, Homl. Th. i. 124, 27. Þurh ðæt hit sceal on earde gódian to áhte by that means matters must somewhat improve in the land, L. C. S. 11; Th. i. 382, 8. II. to do good, make good, improve, endow, enrich Mid eallum þingum gódode enriched [the place] with all things, Lchdm. iii. 438, 10: Chr. 963; Erl. 123, 28. Gyf ǽnig sý ðe hit mid ǽnigan þingan geécean wylle oððe gódian si quis autem hanc nostram donationem largioribus amplificare muneribus studuerit, Cod. Dipl. Kmbl. iv. 72, 29: Lchdm. iii. 442, 14: L. Pen. 14; Th. ii. 282, 9. Hig bǽdan ðone bisceop ðæt hig móstan ðæt mynster gódian they asked the bishop that they might endow the monastery, Cod. Dipl. Kmbl. iv. 290, 9: L. Pen. 14; Th. ii. 282, 8.
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