á-ginnan
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á-ginnan
Add:I. to begin to do (infin, or gerund) Marcus áginþ wrítan godspell, Chr. 47 ; P. 7, 31. Ágann Landfranc atýwian, 1070; P. 206, 12. Ágan se cyng tó smtágenne, 1006; P. 137, 19. II. to attempt Gif man beforan æðelinge gefeoht áginneð, Ll. Th. i. 332, 4. Áginne hé hit georne let him diligently attempt it. ii. 282, 2. Mæg þeáh bót cuman, wille hit man georne on eornost áginnan, i. 348, 24. Ǽr þám þe hí habban bóte águnnnen, 324, 13. III. to act, proceed Ic wið eów stíðlícor áginne ðonne ic tale wið eów habban wylle I shall proceed too severely against you for me to be willing to have speech with you. Hml. S. 23, 183. Þá anlícnessa hé gemacode þurh drýcræft þæt hý águnnon swylce hý cwice wǽron he made the images by magic to act as if they were alive , Wlfst. 99, l. v. on-ginnan.
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