metgian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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metgian
metegian, metian; p. ode. I. to assign due measure (with dat.) Ðonan metgaþ ǽlcum be his gewyrhtum thence assigns to each due measure according to his deserts; quid unicuique conveniat, agnoscit, et, quod convenire novit, accomodat, Bt. 39, 9; Fox 226, 23. II. to moderate, regulate (with acc.) Se ilca God se ðæt eall metgaþ the same God who regulates all that, Bt. Met. Fox 11, 188; Met. 11, 88. III. to measure in the mind, consider, meditate upon (cf. Goth. mitón to consider) Ic ðíne gewitnysse on móde metegie georne testimonia tua meditatio mea est, Ps. Th. 118, 24. Ðæt ic ǽ ðíne metige lex tua meditatio mea est, 118, 174. Ic ǽ ðíne on móde metegade, 118, 97, 143: 142, 5. Ic on ðínre sóðfæstnesse symble meteode (meditabor ), 118, 16. Ic metegian ongan mænigra weorca meditatus sum in omnibus operibus tuis, 76, 10. v. ge-metgian.
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