ge-namian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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ge-namian
Add:I. to give a name to an object, call so and so (proper or common noun) Ætforan dám cásere, Aurelianus genamod, Hml. Th. ii. 308, 3. Wé habbað áne gástlice módor, seó is ecclesia genamod, Wlfst. 67, 14. Ðæt land is on þreó genamod, ðæt is Hengest-esíg and Seofocanwyrð and Wihthám the land is divided into three parts named respectively . . . , C. D. v. 401, 25. Fæder and Sunu and Hálig Gást ne magon beón tógædere genamode (cannot be included under one name), Hml. Th. ii. 282, 20: 606, 23. Biscop Grécisc is noma woerces . . . ofer, insceáwre; for ðon biscopas oferinsceawras genomado biðon aepiscopus Graecum est nomen operis . . . epis super, scopus inspector; ideo episcopi superinspectores nominantur, Rtl. 194, 25. I a. to call by a name :-- Ðú sunu ðínne tuoelf nomun genomadest Filium tuum .xii. nominibus nominasti, Rtl. 145, 12. II. where a descriptive epithet is applied to an object, to speak of as (tó) Eal seó gelaðung ðe stent on mǽdenum and on cnapum, on ceorlum and on wífum, eal heó is genamod tó ánum mǽdene, swá swá Paulus cwæð . . . 'uirginem castam exhibere, ' Hml. Th. ii. 566, 12. III. to mention by name, mention :-- Hit is gecweden þæt se ealda Israhel ofer-wann seofon ðeóda, eahteoðe wæs Pharao, ac hí oferwunnon micle má þonne ðǽr genamode wǽron, Hml. Th. ii. 218, 26. IV. to assign something to a person :-- Ðæs hé eftleán wile ealles genomian, Cri. lloi. Hit is gewunelic , on hálgum gewritum þæt gehwám bið fæder genamod be his efenlǽcunge: gif hé geeuenlǽcð Gode . . . , hé bið Godes bearn gecíged, Hml. Th. ii. 228, 2. V. to nominate, appoint a person to a particular work :-- Há his cempan tó ðám slege genamode, Hml. Th. i. 88, 3. Þǽra cempena suna wurdon genamode tó þám ylcan campdóme þe heora fæderas on wǽron. Hml. S. 31, 32. Hé hit mid gewitnysse bohte þára manna þe tó gewitnysse genamode synt, Ll. Th. i. 276, 7.
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