ge-wil
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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ge-wil
AddHí fyligeað heora luste and ídelum gewille, Wlfst. 52, 15. Hí ongunnon godspel tó wrítenne bútan þæs Hǽlendes wissunge, and be heora gewille (according to their own will ) sǽdon swá swá him geþúhte, Hml. S. 15, 114. Wé becumað genýdde tó ðǽre sprǽce for gewille þára woruldháda (to please the laity) ad hanc locutionem velut ex condescensione ducti venimus inviti, Gr. D. 209, 24. Se æþeling ǽgðer hæfde, ge his plegan ge his gewill he was amused and at the same time did what he wanted, Ors. 1, 12; S. 54, 27. Hé genam wíf ofer þes cynges willan (gewil, v. l. ), Chr. 1015; P. 146, 5. Þá þe nellað þǽra þinga géman þe man heom bodað, ac willað forð on wóh and gewill dráfan those who will not heed what is told them, but will persist in error and do what they wish, Wlfst. 304, 13. Gif hé him God ne ondrǽt swíðor micle þonne his sylfes gewil, Dóm. L. 30, 39. Þínre unrihtgítsunga gewill tó fulfremmanne, Bt. 7, 5; F. 24, 10. ¶ onn 1. with gen. of person Hé sǽde hú hé him an his gewill ondwyrdan (how he wished him to answer) þæs hé hiene áscade monuit quid sibi tamquam consulenti responderi velut, Ors. 3, 9; S. 126, 29. Hé hét sumne biscep secgan on his gewill Alexander ordered a certain bishop to say what he (Alexander) wanted him to say, as to who his father was, S. 3, 13: 1, 12; S. 56, 1. Ealle þá worold on hiora ágen gewill onwendende upsetting all the world at their own sweet will, 1, 10; S. 48, 10. Hé ðá tíd his lífes on gewil (-will, v. l.) ðára áwierdena gǽsta gehwierfð vitae suae tempora malignorum spirituum voluptatibus administrat, Past. 249, 23. 'Ná on ðwyrra manna gewill (-wil, v. l.) prohibere pravorum prevalere consensum, R. Ben. 118, 13. 2. with dat. of person Þone þe byð heora leahtrum geþafa and him on gewill gancge consentientem personam, R. Ben. 118, 7. Hwí þú wolde þæt sió wyrd on gewill wendan sceolde yflum monnum why thou wouldst that things should happen as evil men would have them, Met. 4, 34. v. unriht-gewil, unriht-gewill; gewilles; un-gewil, ungewill; adj.
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