mǽtan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
mǽtan
p. te To dream (with dat. or acc. of person; cf. Icel. dreyma which takes acc. of dreamer and of dream) On ánre nihte ealdne mónan, swá hwæt swá ðé mǽteþ ðæt cymþ tó gefeán. Lchdm. iii. 154, 15. Gyf mon (acc. cf. l. 27) méteþ ðæt hé geseó . . . , 168, 8. Gyf man mǽte ðæt hé hæbbe . . , 176, 2. Ongitan swelce eów mǽte, Bt. 26, 1; Fox 90, 4: tit. 26; Fox xiv, 16. Hit gelamp ðæt hine mǽtte. Gen. 37, 5. Mín swefen ðe mé mǽtte, 37, 6. Óðer swefen hine mǽtte, 37, 9: 41, 5, 11: 42, 9. Gif hé secge ðæt him mǽtte swefen, Deut. 13, 1. Ðære Perpetuan mǽtte ðæt heó wǽre on weres hiwe, Shrn. 60, 28. [Chauc, meten.] v. ge-mǽtan.
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