nǽgan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
nǽgan
négan; p. de To address, accost, speak to Nigeþan síþe nǽgde se gomola, sǽgde eaforan worn, Exon. Th. 304, 5 ; Fä. 65. But generally the verb is accompanied by wordum :-- Ðú mé wordum nǽgest, fúsne frignest, 175, 26 ; Gú. 1200. Hine weroda God wordum nǽgde, Cd. Th. 179, 4; Exod. 23. Hé ðone wísan wordum nǽgde (hnǽgde, MS.) freán Ingwina, Beo. Th. 2641 ; B. 1318. Ongan ðá wíf weras wordum négan, Elen. Kmbl. 574; El. 287 : 1115; El. 559. v. ge-nǽgan.
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