bígan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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bígan
Add:I. trans. To bend, 1. of shape, attitude Ic bége míne cneówa, Bl. H. 187, 18. 2. of direction, to incline þá þá hé bígede cum (membra sopori) dedisset .i. inclinasset, An. Ox. 2105. 3. figurative, a. to humiliate, subdue Líchama mín in nédhérnisse ic bégo corpus meum in servitutem redigo, Rtl. 6, 9. Suǽ hwælc béges hine quicumque humiliaverit se, Mt. L. 18, 4. b. to turn, incline Bégan wé úre mód fram ðǽre lufan þisse worlde. Bl. H. 57, 22. II, intrans. To bend, move in a curve :-- Se ord bígde upp tó þám hiltum. Hml. S. 12, 226. Se hara bígde gelóme the hare frequently doubled, 31, 1058. [v. N. E. D. bey. Goth. us-baugjan : O. frs. béia : O. L. Ger. bógian : O. H. Ger. bougen.] v. bégan, býgan in Dict.
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