beótian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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beótian
Add:I. to threaten, I. absolute Biótiaþ intentatis, Wrt. Voc. ii. 45, 62. Beótade intentabat, 47, 47. Beótode comminatus est, 73, 18: 17, 51: intentabat, i. minabatar, An. Ox. 4958. Þá gástas þisum wordum beótodon, Guth. 38, 21. Beótiende comminatus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 17, 46. Beótigende, 72, 40. Þone cwyde ne gespræc hé ná þý þe hé hit wolde forðbryngan, ac beótigende (minando ), Gr. D. 152, 16. Beótende minax, Wrt. Voc. ii. 58, 43. Wǽran beótende intentarentur, 47, 48. [Yflum onbiótendum malis imminentibus. Rtl. 53, 3.] 2. threat expressed, a. by a clause Beótaþ hé hé wile þá sáula sendan on éce wítu, Bl. H. 95, 3. Hí ongunnon beótian hí scoldon hine geniman, Gr. D. 325, 29. ¶= beótedra?) gylpa; forþon oft man cwæð . . . þet hí nǽfre tó sǽ gán ne sceoldan they waited for the great things that had been threatened; for it had often been said. . . that they should never get to the sea, Chr. 1006; P. 137, 5. b. with dat. infin. Þeáh hine deófol mid bárspere beótige tó ofsticianne, Angl. viii. 324, 19. 3. beótian tó to threaten, a. absolute Þeáh wé beótiaþ tó, Bl. H. 33, 27. b. with dat. of person Þám þe se deáð tó beótað quibus mors inminet, Bd. i. 27; Sch. 80, I. Ongan se seóca man swíðlíce beótian tó him coepit ille vehementer inntinere, Gr. D. 314, 8. Héo wæs beótigende tó þám cui' minatus est, 80, 29. Þá tó beóti(g)endan frecennesse þám eágan inminens oculo exitium. Bd. 4, 32; Sch. 545, 16. (bl) to threaten with (mid or instrumental), a. a weapon, &c. Hé mid his tuxum tó him beótode, Guth. 48, l. β. a penalty, &c. Þá Lang-beardan ongunnon beótian (-igean, v. l.) heom tó deáðe coepere Longo-bardi mortem eis minari, Gr. D. 232, 14. God wæs beótiende (beótode, v. l.) mid þám écum wítum tó synfullum mannum Deus pec-cantibus aeternam poenam minatus est, 334, 12. (b 2) with clause of evil threatened :-- Hié mé tó beótedan, hié mé gegrípan woldon mini-tabantur me comprehendere, Bd. 5, 12; Sch. 621, 14. c. with acc. of evil threatened Se swile þæs eágan forwyrd tó beótade tumor oculo interitum minaretur, Bd. 4, 32; Sch. 545, 6. II. to promise Ymbe þæne circul wé beótedon ymbe tó sprecanne, Angl. viii. 325, 14. v. ge-beótian.
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