tǽtan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Uncertain
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tǽtan
(?) to gladden, make cheerful Ful oft ðæt gegongeþ, ðætte wer and wíf in woruld cennaþ bearn, and mid bleóm gyrwaþ, tennaþ and tǽtaþ (the father and mother try to make the child joyous, to amuse it; Thorpe suggests temiaþ and tǽcaþ ), Exon. Th. 327, 15; Vy. 4. [Icel. teita to gladden, cheer; teiti gladsomeness, joy; teitr glad.]
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