be-geát
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine, Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
be-geát
es; n. (f. in Laym.). I. attainment, acquisition For begeáte þæs écan lífes, Hml. Th. i. 240, 7: ii. 70, 22. For begeáte obtentu, An. Ox. 2698: 3915. II. what is acquired, possessions, property Cýð mildheortnysse earmum mannum mid þínum begeáte, Hml. Th. ii. 104, 27. Mid þínum begeátum, Wlfst. 286, 29. Hí læccað of manna begeátum lóc hwæt hí gefón magan, Ll. Th. ii. 328, 4. Unlytel on ǽhtum . . , mycele welan on manegum begeátum, Hml. A. 108, 202. [Þe biȝeate of heouene, A. R. 166. He biȝet þeos þreo biȝeaten, 160. For þære muchele biȝæte (-ȝeate, 2nd MS.), Laym. 609. Towarrd erþliȝ biȝæte, Orm. 16835.]
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