ge-ascian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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ge-ascian
l. ge-áscian, and add: I. to ask 1. a question of a person Hé geáscade (sciscitabatur) from him huér Críst ácenned wére, Mt. L. 2, 4. 2. a person a question Hé geáscode hiá, 'Huu feolo láfo habbað gié?, ' Mk. L. 8, 5 : 14, 60: 15, 2. Geáscadon interrogabant, 13, 3. (2 a) about a matter, inquire into :-- Geáscende (gasta[^e]nde, MS. ) and smeáagende (quarerens) mislicu þing, Solil. H. 3, 1. (2 b) a person about a matter :-- For hwon wiþsæcst þú þæs þe þú eart geácsod quare negas quod inquireris?, Gr. D. 190, 12. II. to ask for, try to find by inquiry, inquire for a person Se cásere hét geáxian ofer eall sumne æltǽwne drý, Hml. S. 14, 49. Wæs Apollonius gesóht and geácsod, ac hé wæs náhwár fundon, Ap. Th. 6, 8. III. to find out by asking, seek out, discover, 1. a material object Se cásere áxode hine embe his wíf and his suna, hú hé hí geáxode, Hml. S. 30, 398. Ǽlcne þára þe hió geácsian myhte . . . hió tó hyre gespón, Ors. 1, 2; S. 30, 30. Hæbbe ic nú forbærned þá ealdan gewritu þe ic geáhsian mihte, Cht. Th. 490, 33. Ealle his sceattas þe hí mihton geáxian, Chr. 1064 ; P. 190, 18. Hí sóna ealle wǽron geácsode (requisiti), and wǽron gelǽtene, Gr. D. 182, 8. 2. a non-material object Sume synna se man wandaþ hé hí ásecgge, búton se mæssepreóst hié æt him geácsige, Bl. H. 43, 18. IV. to get to know a fact, circumstance, &c. , to learn, hear Mid þý þe (tyþe, MS. ) geáscode cum re[s]cisset, Wrt. Voc. ii. 15, 72. Nówiht gedégled ne sé geáscad nihil occultum quod non scietur, Mt. L. JO, 26. 1. the object a pronoun representing a circumstance given a. in a preceding clause Cóm se b . . . , and þá þe Willelm geáxode, Chr. 1071; P. 208, 3: Hml. S. 14, 50. Healde se landhláford orf . . . oþ þæt se ágenfrígea geácsige, Ll. Th. i. 276, 15. b. in a following clause Gif he geácsað, hit sóð is, Ll. Th. i. 276, 8. Þá geáscade se cyng þæt, þæt hié út on hergað fóron, Chr.911; P. 96, 10. Ðá se hláford geáhsode, hrýþer swá férde, Bl. H. 199, 9. 2. the object a clause Man geáxað þe hé fúl bið, Ll. Th. i. 238, 30. Ic hæbbe geáhsod (-ácsod, v. l. ) úre frið is wyrse gehealden, 220, I : 240, 26. 3. with acc. and infin. Manig yfel wé geáxiað wæstmian, Bl. H. 109, i. Wé geácsodon his geceasterwaran beón Godes englas, and wé geácsodon þǽra engla geféran beón þá gástas sóðfæstra manna, Wlfst. 2, 1 — 4. 4. with acc. and complementary a. adjective Be þisum þeofum þe man on hrædinge fúle geáxian ne mæg of these thieves who cannot at once be shewn on examination to be guilty, Ll. Th. i. 238, 30. b. adverb Se ealdorman hine ðǽr geáxode (cf. pervenit ad aures principis confessorem Christi penes Albanum latere, Bd. l, 7), Hml. S. 19, 32. Hi eódon þǽr hí geáxodon Ulfcytel mid his fyrde, Chr. 1010; P. 140, 7. c. clause Þone þe wé geáxian, fúl sý, Ll. Th. i. 228, 13. V. to get information about a person or thing, hear of. 1. with acc. - — Wé fram dæge tó óþrum geáxiað ungecynelice deáþas . . . and wé gehýrað oft secggan worldrícra manna deáþ . . . swá wé eác geáxiað mislice ádla, Bl. H. 107, 25-31. Hét se cásere georne smeágan hwǽr man ǽfre þá hálgan geáxian mihte . . . Man áxode on porte . . . man scrútnode on ǽlcere stówe þær man hí ǽfre geáxian cúðe ; ne mihte hí nán man náhwer findan, Hml. S. 23, 264-269. Ne mehte mon búton feáwa ofslagenra geáhsian, Ors. 2, 8; S. 94, 12. 2. with be Wé geácsodon be þám heofonlican éðle, Wlfst. 2, Hé hæfde geáxod be ðæs Hǽlendes wundrum (cf. Ic hæbbe gehýred be ðé, hú ðú hǽlst ðá untruman, 90), Hml. S. 24, 86. VI. to find out (the character or designs of) a person Geácsoden ut caperent (v. Ut caperent eum in sermone, Mt. 22, 15), Wrt. Voc. ii. 73, 14. VII. to get to know (the nature of) a thing Hwi gé nellon, siþþan gé hiora þeáwas geácsod habben, him onhyrian. Bt. 40, 4; F. 240, 3. [O. H. Ger. ge-eiscðn rogare, audire, discere, cognoscere, scire.] v. un-geáxod.
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