ge-sceatwyrpan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-sceatwyrpan
p. te To betroth Gesceatwyrpe despondi, Wrt. Voc. ii. 25, 72. [The O.H.Ger. scaz-wurf (v. Grmn. R. A. 332) manumissio seems to shew that the word is connected with sceatt not sceát, though the phrase in sceát álecgan (v. sceát; IV.) desponsare might seem to point to sceát.] Cf. be-sceatwyrpan.
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