ríman
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ríman
p. de. I. to count, number Ducentesimus se ðe biþ on ðám twám hundredum æftemyst, ðon hí man rímþ, Ælfc. Gr. 49; Som. 50, 5. Næs þeáw ðæt mon ǽnig wæl on ða healfe rímde ðe ðonne wieldre wæs mos est, ex ea parte quae viceret occisorum non commemorare numerum, Ors. 4, 1; Swt. 156, 22. Cyninges þegnas oft ráde on ridon ðe mon ná ne rímde, Chr. 871; Erl. 76, 12. Gif ic hí ríman onginne dinumerabo eos, Ps. Th. 138, 16. Hé mæg ríman steorran qui numerat multitudinem stellarum, 146, 4. II. to enumerate, recount, describe in succession On ðam is godcundnesse wén ðe manna ingehygd wát and can and heora heortena deágol ealle smeáþ and rímeþ divinity is to be looked for in him that knows the minds of men, and scrutinizes and tells one by one the secrets of their hearts, Blickl. Homl. 179, 27. Hú nytt rehton wé and rímdon ða cǽga búton wé eác feáwum wordum ætiéwen hwæt hié healden quid utilitatis est, quod cuncta haec collecta numeratione transcurrimus, si non etiam admonitionis modos per singula pandamus? Past. 23; Swt. 179, 11. Hwæt sceal is má ríman yfel endeleás? Exon. Th. 272, 27; Jul. 505. Háligra manna naman rímende and gebedo singende laetanias canentes, Bd. 1. 25; S. 487, 4. III. to calculate, compute, count up Ða reáferas geþenceaþ swíðe oft hú micel hié sellaþ swelce hié ða métsceattas ríman (quasi mercedem numerant ), Past. 45, 4; Swt. 343, 16. For ege ðínum graman ðínne tó rímanne (dinumerare), Ps. Spl. 89, 13. [Beón] rímed computari, numerari, Hpt. Gl. 482, 24. IV. to account, esteem as Gé beóþ mé talade and rímde on bearna stæl, Exon. Th. 366, 11; Reb. 10. [O. H. Ger. ge-ríman.] v. á-, ge-ríman.
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