ge-openian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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ge-openian
Add: A. trans. I. to open a door, gate, &c., so as to admit of passage Gatu heofonan hé geopnode (aperuit ), Ps. L. 77, 23. Se preóst nolde undón þá duru mid cǽge, ac se bisceop hí geopenade mid his worde, Hml. S. 3, 485. Geopena ongeán mé lífes geat, Hml. Th. i. 76, 3. II. to open a box, &c., an enclosed space, render passage possible into an enclosed place Ic geopnige mínne múþ, Ps. L. 77, 2. Heofonan mid worde þú geopenast, Hy. S. 106, 3. Hí geopenodon heora hordfatu, Hml. Th. i. 78, 27. Geopenigende neorxnewange reserans paradysum, Hy. S. 83, 11. Sié þára manna gehwám geopenad engla ríce, El. 1231. Hé betýnde his eágan þe lǽs þá cwelleras gesáwon his eágan geopenode wǽron, Bl. H. 231, 13. II a. figurative :--- Þám bið wíte geopenad he will go into torment, An. 891. III. to open, spread out Þú openast handa þíne, Ps. L. 144, 16. IV. to make an opening in, cut or break into Hé mid spere his sídan geopenode, Hml. Th. ii. 260, 11. Geopnadon patefacientes, Mk. L. 2, 4. V. to open a way, make clear a passage Hé him duru ontýneð, ingong geopenað, Gú. 966. Geopenige úre sárnys ús infær sóðre gecyrrednysse, Hml. Th. ii. 124, 6. Bið se torr þyrel, ingong geopenad, Jul. 403. VI. to uncover, disclose to view, shew. See B. I Þá geopenedan publicatam (protervorum insolentiam ), Wrt. Voc. ii. 87, 74. VII. to lay bare to the mind, disclose, reveal, declare, male known. 1. the object a noun or pronoun Heó onwríhð hire ǽwelm, þonne heó geopenaþ hiore ðeáwas (cum mores profitetur ), Bt. 20; F. 70, 25. Heó þá mód þé geopenaþ ðínra getreówra freónda amicorum tibi fidelium mentes detexit, F. 72, 13. Word geopenað ǽlces monnes geþanc and his þeáwas, ðeáh hí hwílum behelie, Prov. K. 58. Hé þá word geopenade þe englas ne dorston, Hml. S. 15, 165. (a plot ) þé geopenode, Hml. A. 98, 221. Nys nán díhle þing þæt ne wurðe geopenod nihil est occultum quod non scietur, Mt. 10, 26. [Nán þing] oferwrigen ne beó geopenad [nihil] opertum quod non reuelabitur, An. Ox. 61, 11. 2. the object a clause Hió him geopenaþ hú tiédre þǽs andweardan gesǽlþa sint, Bt. 20; F. 72, 3. Drihten sylf geopenað ús þæt þæt sǽd is Godes word . . . þone sǽdere hé belǽfde ús tó sécenne, Hml. Th. ii. 90, 6. Seó ætýwnes heofonlices wundres geopenade (-opnode, v. l.) hú árwyrþlíce hí wǽron tó onfónne miraculi caelestis ostensio, quam reuerenter eae suscipiendae essent, patefecit, Bd. 3, 11; Sch. 237, 4. VII a. to open one's heart, disclose one's thoughts, designs &c. :-- Hé his geðanc geopenode, and ofer eall clypode, Hml. S. 23, 320. Þæt se man geþeó on þǽre fandunge, and his ingehýd beó geopenod, Scrd. 23, 2. VII b. to make known, declare, spread the knowledge of :-- Gewurðe þín willa geopenod geond ealle world, Hy. 7, 36. VIII. to make clear, explain, expound God geopenude Abrahame hwæt hé mid þǽre sprǽce mǽnde, Gen. 18, 20. Ús biscopum gedafenað wé þá godcundan láre . . . eów preóstum geopenan on Engliscum gereorde, for ðám þe gé ealle ne cunnon Læden understandan, Ll. Th. ii. 364, 9. Wé willað nú mid scortre trahtnunge þás rǽdinge oferyrnan and geopenian, gif heó hwæt dígles on hyre hæbbende sý, Hml. Th. i. 388, 30: Angl. viii. 335, 35. Fela wé habbað gesett ymbe þissum þingum, and gyt ús gelnstfullað þás þing tó geopenianne, 312, 41. IX. to proclaim Sí þé wuldor and lof wíde geopenod geond ealle þeóda, Hy. 9, 1. B. intrans. I. to become disclosed, come into sight Ic þé, weroda waldend, . . . biddan wille, þæt mé þæt goldhord, gásta scippend, geopenie (or = þú geopenie? and to be taken under A. VI),, II. to give explanations about a subject Ymbe þises bissextus gefyllednysse wé willað rúmlícor iungum cnihtum geopenian, Angl. viii. 306, 15.
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