ge-faran
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
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ge-faran
Add:I. intrans. 1. of motion, a. to travel, journey Þegen þe mid his ǽrende gefóre tó cinge, Ll. Th. i. 192, 2. Hé walde gefara (exire ) in Galiléam, Jn. L. 1, 43. Se feónd þe on þá frécnan fyrd gefaren hæfde, Gen. 689. Húshleów dǽle man gefarenum, Wlfst. 74, 4. b. of a military expedition, to march Hé on Ahténemid firde gefór, Ors. 3, 7; S. 118, 21. Hé gefór mid fierde on Perse expeditione in Persas facta, 6, 14; S. 272, 2. Gefór se here on Miercna lond, Chr. 877; P. 74, 22: Dan. 44. Þá hé þǽr tó gefaren wæs, Chr. 894; P. 87, 6: Gen. 2052. Oð þæt folc getrume gefaren hǽfdon tósomne súðan and norðan, 1987. 2. of that which affects the mind, to come Him an gefór swíðlic wáfung, Hml. S. 23 b, 691. 3. to depart, die; gefaren defunct Swá þeáh hé gefór on þǽre mettrymnesse ipse autem, cruciatus non sustinens, vim vitae suae adtulit, Ors. 6, 30; S. 282, 21. Gif hwá gefare (mortuus fuerit) ... ðám gefarenan bréðer (defuncto fratri ), Past. 43, 12, 14. Bútan his man raþor tilige, hé biþ ymb þreó niht gefaren, Lch. ii. 46, 19. Hió wæs gefaren exanimis inventa est, Ors. 5, 13; S. 246, 35. Gefærenne man, gástleásne, El. 872. 4. of affairs, circumstances, condition, to go well or ill Heora wíse on nǽnne sǽl wel ne gefór, náþer ne innan from him selfum, ne útan fram óþrum folcum nulla unquam tempora vel foris prospera vel domi quieta duxerunt, Ors. 4, 4; S. 164, 13. Ðá ðá Dunecan þis eall gehýrde þus gefaren, Chr. 1093; P. 228, 19: 1066; P. 197, 25. Hú hit gefaran wæs, 995; P. 130, 31. 5. to fare, get on, succeed Earme gefæreð hé, gif þurh his hnescnysse seó heord forwurð, Ll. Th. ii. 326, 22. Wel lá, mín Drihten, hwæt ic hér nú hreówlíce hæbbe gefaren alas, my Lord! ah! now have I miserably failed by coming here, Hml. S. 23, 575. II. trans. To get by going, go and get. 1. to get to, reach a place Gefærð adit, Wülck. Gl. 254, 18. On Indeas, þá nán man mid gefeohte gefór búton Alexander Indis bellum intulit: quo praeter illam et Alexandrum nullus intravit, Ors. 1, 2; S. 30, 20. Godes ríce gefaran, Hml. Th. i. 94, 3. Þæt hé swá wuldorfulle leóde geneósian and gefaran wolde, Lch. iii. 434, 1, 5. Decius férde intó Constantinopolim, ... and of ðǽre hé fór into Cartagine, and ðánon intó Efese. Ðá hé ðá þreó burga gefaren hæfde, ðá hét [hé] gelangian him tó ealle ðá burhwara tógædere (on getting to these towns he in every case summoned the townspeople ), Hml. S. 23, 19. 2. to save by going Gif hé þissa ǽnig áleóge, náhwár hé eft his feorh gefare (he shall not again save his life by going to any asylum ), Ll. Th. i. 332, 24. 3. to march and occupy a place, conquer persons, gain a victory Gif ic eft gefare swelcne sige æt Rómánum si iterum eodem modo vicero, Ors. 4, 1; S. 156, 31. Hé sige gefór, Hml. S. 25, 721. Þá fór hé þonan tó Snotingahám and gefór þá burg, Chr. 922; P. 104, 2. Oð þæt heó gefóran (or 1. ?) folc Khananéa, Ps. Th. 104, 23. Hé hét óþre fierd gefaran Mameceaster and hié gemannian, Chr. 923; P. 104, 9. 4. to accomplish a journey, expedition, complete a course Se þridda steorra (Mars ) gefærð his ryne binnan twelf wintrnm, Angl. viii. 320, 43. Hé þæt færelt gefór and weorþlícne sige hæfde feliciter confecit bellum, Ors. 3, 10; S. 140, 3. 5. to carry out, execute, manage to do gé nǽfre gedón ne magon ...; hit furðum cépemen ne gefarað you will never be able to do that ..., even merchants cannot manage it, Bt. 18, 2; F. 64, 1. Ðá wyrmas scluncon wundorlíce, wǽron him þá breóst úp gewende ... and á swá hié hit gefóran (all the while they were executing this movement ) mid þǽm scillum ðá eorðan sliton, Nar. 14, 10. Gegaderode micel folc hit ... of þám niéhstum burgum, þe hit ðá gefaran mehte, Chr. 921; P. 102, 5. Stefnode man Godwine eorle and Harolde eorle tó þon gemóte swá raðe swá hí hit gefaran mihton (as quickly as they could manage it ), 1048; P. 174, 25. 6. to get as one's lot or fate, to experience Ðeáh úra heorda hwylc án sceáp forgýme, wé willað hé hit forgylde; hwæt gefarað þonne æt Godes egeslican dóme þá hyrdas þe ne cunnon gehealdan þá godcundan heorda, Ll. Th. ii. 326, 25: Wlfst. 276, 3. Hwá mæg ðonne ǽhta oððe anwaldes wilnian bútan plió, nú sé swelc plioh ðǽron gefór, sé ðe his nó ne wilnode quis ergo opes, quis potestatem quaerat innoxie, si et illi extiterunt noxia, qui haec habuit non quaerita?, Past. 393, 9. Uton spirian be bócan hwæt þá gefóran, þá þe God lufedon, and hwæt þá gefóran, ðá þe God græmedon, Wlfst. 130, 11-13. Gá hé tó corsnǽde and þár þonne æt gefare God wille (rǽde, l. 29), Ll. Th. i. 344, 23: 362, 20, 26. Gif wé áht gefaran scylan, Wlfst. 121, 14: 282, 10. Bið æt Gode gelang eal hwæt wé gefaran scylan, 122, 9. Se cásere is nú gyt smeágende hwæt wé gefaran habban (what has happened to us ), Hml. S. 23, 452. Wearð wæder swíðe strang, þá eorlas ne mihton gewitan hwet Godwine eorl gefaren hæfde, Chr. 1052; P. 177, 18. ¶ gefaren experienced :-- Sé wæs wíde gefaren and gelǽred he was of wide experience and learning; uir per omnia doctissimus, Bd. pref.; Sch. 2, 15. [O. Sax. gi-faran to go to a place: O. H. Ger. ge-faran conficere, obire.]
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