ge-æmtian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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ge-æmtian
l. ge-ǽmtian, and add: I. to empty, remove the material contained in something Þá eágan wǽron út ádýde of þám eáhhringum, and se óðer æppel wæs geémtigod and se óðer hangode gehál, Hml. S. 21, 280. II. to free a person from occupation, give leisure to a person for a purpose Hé gyrnde hé wǽre geǽmtigod tó his gebede vacare oratione concupiscens , Gr. D. 290, 16. Ðonne hí geǽmetgade biód ðæt hié magon bet dón ðonne óðre menn meliora agere vacantes , Past. 401, 7. II a. generally reflexive, to free oneself. 1. from occupation, α. absolute, to be disengaged Geǽmetgiað eów and gesióð vacate et videte , Ps. Th. 45, 9. β. with gen. Hú hié hié geǽmettian (-ǽmeti-gian, v. l. ) scoldon óðerra weorca, Past. 131, 5. γ. with prep. Þonne heó mæg hí fram hyre láre geǽmtigan, Ap. Th. 22, 12. 2. in order to do something, to make or get time for a purpose, devote oneself to hé hine geǽmtogode (-émtigode, -ǽmetgode, v. ll. ) Gode tó þeówianne, Gr. D. 52, 8. Hé hine geǽmtigode tó þám weorce, 329, 12. Geǽm-tigeað inc tó gebedum, Past. 399, 35. On tídum þám hí geǽmtian [gebróðru?] rǽding . . . þe lǽs þe sí gemét [bróðor] ásolcen, sé geémtige ídelnesse horis quibus vacant fratres lectioni. . . ne forte inveniatur frater accidiosus, qui vacet otioso , R. Ben. l. 83, 7.
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