stefnan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun, Verb
Gender: Masculine
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
stefnan
p. de. I. to regulate, direct, fix, institute Hé stefnde Godes cyrican and Godes gesomnunga on ðære byrig eahta and twentig geára he had the direction of God's church and God's congregations in that town eight-and-twenty years, Shrn. 108, 6. Ongann timbrian ða stówe ðæs mynstres ðe hé from ðam cyninge onféng and mid regollícum ðeódscipum stæfnde curavit locum monasterii, quem a rege acceperat, construere ac regularibus instituere disciplinis, Bd. 3, 19; S. 547, 21 note. II. to alternate Staefnendra alternantium, Wrt. Voc. ii. 99, 74. Stefnendra, 6, 49. v. ge-stefnan; stefn; m. a turn.
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