ágnian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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ágnian
Add:I. to possess Ðá ðe ic áh ł ágnigo quae possidet , Lk. L. 18, 12. Alle ðá ðe ágnegæð ł áh (ǽngað, R.) omnia quae possidet, 12, 44. Ágnigeð (-að, R.), 15. Ágnageð (-igað, R.), II, 21. Ágneges possidete. Mt. L. 25, 34. Ágnege (agan, R.) gold possidere aurum , 10, 9. II. of legal possession, to declare one's self the owner of property, so rendering team (q. v. , also tíman, II.) unnecessary Swá hé hit ágnode swá hé hit týmde whether he declared himself to have been the owner or traced possession to another . Ll. Th. i. 160, 8. Gif hwá ná furðor teám ne cenð ac ágnian wile if any one does not carry the teám further, but declares himself to have been the owner , i. 290, 19. III. to appropriate to one's self, usurp, arrogate Gif hé ðá gód þe ús God tó gemánan sealde him synderlíce ágnað (ǽgnað, Hatt. MS.) qui commune Dei munus sibi privatum vindicant , Past. 334, 13. Ðá unwaran þe him ágniað (-at, Hatt. MS.) ðone craft ðæs láreówdómes þe hí ná ne geleornodon, 24, 13. Tó hwon ágnodest þú þé ánum þæt ic inc bám sealde, Wlfst. 259, 15. Ahni[ende] (áhniend. Hpt. 523, 4) usurpans , An. Ox. 5127. v. ge-ágnian ; ágnung.
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