ǽmetgian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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ǽmetgian
ǽmettigian, ǽmtig(i)an. Add:I. to empty Ic ǽmtige (émtigie, ǽmptig(i)e, v. ll.) vacuo, Ælfc. Gr. 137, 4. II. fig. v. ǽmettig, II His sprǽc wæs ǽmetegod (vacua ) ðǽre mycelnyssé his gódan mægnes, Gr. D. 151, 1. III. to be at leisure. v. ǽmettig, III Ne on dæge ðú aemtiga (vaces ), Scint. 31, 8. Aemetgiað vacate, Ps. Srt. 45, 11. Hí ǽmtian vacent, R. Ben. I. 81, 15. III a. with dat. (in Latin glosses) to devote one's self to, take time for :-- Ǽmta rǽdincge vaca lectioni, Scint. 222, 5. Sé ðe émtige (vacet ) ídelnesse, R. Ben. I. 83, 8. Rǽdinge hí ǽmtian, 82, 9, 14. Émtian, 83, 15. III b. with reflex. pron. and tó :-- Mid ymnum hé hine ǽmetegode tó Gode studebat hymnis Deo vacare, Gr. D. 282, 4. Ǽmtigað eów tó rǽdinge vacate lectioni, Ælfc. Gr. 206, 13. Ðá men ðe hié selfe tó ðǽre ciricean wlite ǽmtegian sceoldon, Past. 135, 5. v. ge-, un-ǽmettgian.
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