nágan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Preterite-Present
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
nágan
= ne ágan. I. not to have, a. with acc. Náh se sacerd náne þearfe (sacerdoti non opus est ), ðæt hé forwyrne ðam men rihtre andetnysse, L. Ecg. P. i. 2 ; Th. ii. 172, 11. Gif hé náh his selfes geweald, Met. 16, 21. Helle hlinduru nágon hwyrft, Exon. Th. 364, 29; Wal. 78. Ðeáh ðú hí nǽfre náhtest, Bt. 14, 2 ; Fox 44, 1. Hé náhte his líchoman geweald, Blickl. Homl. 223, 11. Náhton hié náðer ne mete ne freónd, Ors. 2, 8; Swt. 92, 34. Sí on cynges dóme hwæðer hé líf áge ðe náge, L. Eth. vii. 9; Th. i. 330, 25. b. with gen. Nágan wé ðæs heolstres, ðæt wé ús gehýdan mágon, Cd. Th. 271, 5 ; Sat. 101. II. not to be allowed, ought not Náh náðer tó farenne ne Wylisc man on Ænglisc land, ne Ænglisc man on Wylisc, L. O. P. 6 ; Th. i. 354; 23. Náge hé hié út on elþeódig folc tó bebycgganne it shall not be allowable for him to sell her abroad into a foreign people, L. Alf. 12; Th. i. 46, 13. On ða gerád ðæt hine náge nán man of tó áceápienne, Chart. Th. 151, 13. Ðæt hit náge nán man fram ðære stówe tó dǽlanne, 157, 6.
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