ge-costian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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ge-costian
Add:1. to try, prove, test Ðá aeláruuas cunnedon ł gecostadon (temtantes ) hine, Mk. L. 10, 2. Ðis cwæð ðæt gicostade hine, Jn. R.L. 6, 6. Éghwelc mið fýre sié gicostad, Mk. R. 9, 49 (1 a) to try with inducements to evil, to tempt :-- te hé woere gecostad ł gecunned (temtaretur ) from diáble, Mt. L. 4, 1. Gecosted (-ad, R.), Lk. L. 4, 2: Rtl. 91, 7. Gúdlác gecostad wearð, Gú. 124. 2. to try, vex, afflict Cnæht mín mið yfle is gecunned ł gecosted puer meus male torquetur, Mt. L. 8, 6. Ðá ðe gecosted wéron (uexabantur ) from gástum unclǽnum, Lk. L. 6, 18. 3. to prove, shew to be good te him gicuoeme ðǽm hine gicostade ut ei placeat cui se probavit, Rtl. 60, 13. Gicostia and ædeáwa comprobet ac manifestet, 100, 28.
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