ge-gifan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-gifan
to give. 1. to deliver, hand over Þá þám Godes mæn his ágen hors gegifen (ágifen, v. l.) wæs cum servo Dei caballus suus redditur, Gr. D. 16, 1. 2. to give as a present Hig noldon him ágyfan nán þingc þæs þe se cyng heom gegyfen (geunnen, v. l. ) hæfde, Chr. 1049; P. 168, 19. Hé hæfð gegyfen þǽ gegyldhealle, Cht. Th 605, 6. Eall þá woruldgód þá þe him gegyfene (-gyfne, gifene, v. ll.) wǽron cuncta quae sibi donabantur, Bd. 3, 5; Sch. 202, 19. 3. to give in marriage Hé Crísten wíf hæfde him gegyfen (him wæs forgifen, v. l. ), Bd. 1, 25; Sch. 53, 7.
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