wiþ-metan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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wiþ-metan
p. -mæt, pl. -mǽton; pp. -meten To compare Wið*-*meteþ equiperat, Wrt. Voc. ii. 83, 70: 31, 23. Hine wiðmete equat, 31, 49. Wiðmeten is confertur, 19, 27. Wiþmeten comparatus, assimilatus, 132, 77. Bión wiðmetene comparari, Kent. Gl. 42: 1023. 1. with dat. Hwylcum bigspelle wiðmete wé hit? cui parabolae comparabimus illud? Mk. Skt. 4, 30. Ðeáh ðe hé nó sí his foregengan tó wiþmetenne tametsi praedecessori suo minime comparandus, Bd. 5, 8; S. 621, 35: Homl. Th. i. 486, 25, 29. Beón wiðmeten ðínre strengðe comparari fortitudini tuae, Deut. 3, 24: Bd. 1, 34; S. 499, 21: Ps. Spl. 48, 12: Homl. Th. ii. 200, 33: 456, 13. 2. with prep. Ða cræftas ne sint tó wiþmetanne (metanne, v. l. ) wiþ ðære sáwle cræfta ǽnne, Bt. 32, 1; Fox 116, 2. v. wiþer-metan.
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