regnian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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regnian
p. ode To set in order, arrange, dispose, regulate Tungelcræftum Chaldaeorum, scincræfta hierophantorum, ða ðæt womfreht réniaþ ariolorum, wyrmgalera marsorum, Wrt. Voc. ii. 82, 6-9. Gemyne ðú, mucgwyrt, hwæt ðú ámeldodest, hwæt ðú rénadest, Lchdm. iii. 30, 29. Hú geworhte ic ðæt ðæt ðú me ðus swíðe searo rénodest how have I deserved that you should lay such a snare for me? Cd. Th. 162, 9; Gen. 2678. Inwitnet óðrum bregdan, dyrnum cræfte deáþ ré[nian], Beo. Th. 4343; B. 2168. Sum biþ searocræftig goldes and gimma ðonne him gumena weard háteþ máððum rénian one is a cunning workman in gold and gems, when a prince of men bids him set a jewel, Exon. Th. 296, 33; Crä. 60. Wróhtas tó webgenne, ne searo tó rénigenne to set a trap, Blickl. Homl. 109, 30. Hé geseh twegen óðre gebróðru remigende (rénigende (?) : the later MSS. have reniende, renigende; the Lindisfarne MS. glosses reficientes by geboeton ł gestricedon) hyra nett, Mt. Kmbl, 4, 21. [Goth. raginón to rule.] v. be-, ge-regnian (-rénian).
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