pinsian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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pinsian
p. ode To weigh, judge, estimate, consider, examine Geþænce ǽlc man hú swíðe man pinsaþ ða sáwle on dómes dæg, ðonne man sett ða synne and ða sáwle on ða wǽge and hý man wegaþ, swá man déþ gold wið penegas, Wulfst. 239, 26. Hé holrede ł pinsode pensavit, cogitavit, Hpt. Gl. 443. 76. Hé sceáwode hine selfne and pinsode he observed and weighed himself, Past. 7, 2; Swt. 51, 15. Pinsige ǽlc mon hiene selfne georne, 10, 2 ; Swt. 63, 18. Pinsiende inquirendo, scrutando, Hpt. Gl. 411, 26. [Lat. pensare.] v. á-pinsian.
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