myntan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
myntan
p. te. I. to mean, intend, purpose, determine, a. with infin. Se ðe Gode mynteþ bringan beorhtne wlite, Exon. 23 b; Th. 65, 22; Cri. 1058. Mynte ic hié háton yflian I had a mind to order them to be punished, Nar. 25, 27. Heó hí mynte for hý tó abbudissan gesettan abbatissam eam pro se facere disposuerat, Bd. 5, 3; 616, 19. Hé mynte hine sleán, Blickl. Homl. 223, 7, 9, 11, 16. Hé mynte mid his discipulum tó his mynstre féran, 225, 11 : Beo. Th. 1428; B. 712. Ðá mynton wé ús gerestan, Nar. 14, 25 : Bt. Met. Fox 26, 143; Met. 26, 72. b. with infin. to be supplied Gif ðú seó riht cyning swá ðú ǽr myntest, Cd. 228; Th. 308, 8; Sat. 688. Mynte se mǽra hwǽr hé meahte ðanon fleón the mighty one designed (to get) where he could flee thence, Beo. Th. 1528; B. 762. [Cf. Prompt.Parv. myntyn or amyn towarde attempto.] c. with a clause introduced by ðæt Geréfa mín mynteþ ðæt mé æfter síe eaforan síne yrfeweardas my steward means his children to be heirs after me, l00; Th. 131, 27; Gen. 2182. Hé mynte ðæt hé gedǽlde líf wið líce, Beo. Th. 1466; B. 731. d. with a case Wit sculon sécan ðæt ðæt wit ǽr mynton sed quae proposuimus intueamur, Bt. 35, 3; Fox 158, 11. Hí him sylfum ríce mynton, Wulfst. 145, 26. II. to think, suppose Mynton ealle, ðæt se brego and seó mægþ wǽron ætsomne, Judth. 12; Thw. 25, 10; Jud. 253. v. ge-myntan.
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