ge-dál
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ge-dál
Add:I. division, separation. Cf. ge-dǽlan; I. 1 On ǽgðre healfe þæs scipes wæs regnes storm, and in ilce scip nán regnes dropa ne gefeóll . . . þis wundor þæs regnes gedáles (hoc quod de diuisa pluuia factum miraculum), Gr. D. 196, 14. II. dissolution, destruction. Cf. ge-dǽlan ; II. Of ðám dǽle heora tóworpnysse and gedáles ex parte suae destructions, Gr. D. 205, 6. Deáþa gedál dreógan to die, Gú. 206. Ymb gedál sacan middangeardes, Gn. Ex. 28. III. parting, separation of two or more objects. Cf. ge-dǽlan ; III, IV Ne bið leófra gedál, ne láþra gesamnung, Bl. H. 65, 20. Críst leng mid him líchomlice wunian nolde . . . him ne wæs nǽnig earfoþe þæt líchomlíce gedál (that bodily parting), 135, 31. Earmlic gedál líces and sáwle, Wlfst. 187, 15. Se Hælend ús helpe gefremede þurh his líces gedál (the parting of the body from the soul, death), Ph. 651. IV. a dividing of property, sharing. Cf. ge-dǽlan; V. Þá dǽldon þá cwelleras þǽra martyra wǽpna and gewǽda . . . Æfter ðám gedále . . . , Hml. S. 28, 87. Ic gean mínum wífe and mínre dehter healfes þæs landes æt Cunningtúne tó gedále (to divide between them) , búton þám feówer hýdon ðe ic Æðelríce and Ǽlfwolde gean . . . And ic gean Ǽlfmǽre and his bréðer þára twégra landa tó gedále . . . And ic gean mínum þrým bróðrum tó gedále þæs landes æt Trosting-túne, búton þám ðe ic gean Ælfwolde ðæs ðe Æðelríc hæfde, Cht. Th. 597, 14-598, 4: Gen. 1400. His hírédcnihton eallon v. pund tó gedále (to be divided amongst them), ǽlcon be þám þe his mǽð wǽre, Cht. Crw. 23, 26. V. a distributing, spending, giving. Cf. ge- dǽlan ; VI. Gedál dispensatio, Wrt. Voc. ii. 140, 65. Gedále expenso, 145, 45. Ðý lǽs hié for ðǽm gedále ðæs feós wilnigen ðisses lǽnan lífes . . . Ðonne hé his ælmessan dǽlð, Past. 323, 12. Gif hé ǽr ðǽm gedále cann gemetgian hwæt hine anhagige tó sellanne, 341, 12. Hé ðá láre him forgeaf þæt hí hí dǽldon eallum ðeódum. Be ðám gedále cwæð sum wítega, Hml. Th. ii. 400, 23. VI. a share, portion, part In þǽre tócnáwnesse ǽgðres gedáles (dǽles, v.l.) in qua cognitione utriusque partis. Gr. D. 311, ii. VII. difference Micel gedál is on wǽpnedes and wífes and cildes líchoman, and on þám mægene þæs dæghwámlican wyrhtan and þæs ídlan . . . , Lch. ii. 84, 15. Eálá, þú man, hwæt dést þú þú ne sý þám dumban nytene gelíc ? Geþenc hú micel gedál God betweox ús gesceóp, Ll. Th. ii. 394, 29. Ðæt sceal geþencan sé þe bið manna sáwla lǽce . . . gedál and gesceád, hú hé mannum heora dǽla gescrífe, and hí þeáhhwæðere ne fordéme ne hig ormóde ne gedó he must consider the difference between suitable shrift and one that condemns the penitent or makes him desperate, 260, 13. v. ge-dǽle.
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