medumian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
medumian
medemian, medmian; p. ode. I. to fix the measure of anything Dóm æfter dǽde medemige man be mǽðe according to the deed let the measure of doom be fixed in proportion, L. Eth. vi. 10; Th. i. 318, 6: vi. 53; Th. i. 328, 17. Man sceal medmian and gescádlíce tóscádan ylde and geógoþe youth and age must have their proper place assigned them, and be discreetly distinguished, vii. 52; Th. i. 328, 18. Medmian (medemian), L. C. S. 69; Th. i. 412, 8. II. to deem worthy (v. medume, III.), respect, esteem Ic gemedemige (other MSS. medemige) ðe tó ðam þinge dignor te illa re, and medemigende ðé tó ðam þinge dignans te illa re, Ælfc. Gr. 41; Zup. 250, 9-10. Weofodþéna mǽðe medemige man, L. Eth. ix. 18; Th. i. 344, 9. [O. H. Ger. metamén temperare, moderare, dimidiare.] v. ge-medemian.
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