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GE-MÁGAS - GE-MEARCOD

ge-mágas; pl. m. Kinsmen, relations; consanguinei :-- Wit synt gemágas we two are kinsmen, Cd. 91; Th. 114, 14; Gen. 1904. God hí gesceóp to gemágum God created them as relations, Bd. 24, 3; Fox 82, 31. V. mæ-acute;g.

ge-máglíc; adj. Importunate, pertinacious :-- Mid gemáglícum wópum with importunate weeping, Homl. Th. ii. 126, 1. v. ge-máhlíc.

ge-máglíce; adv. Urgently, importunately :-- He tiht æ-acute;lcne swíðe gemáglíce to gebedum he exhorts everybody very urgently to prayers, Homl. Th. i. 158, 13. v. ge-máhlíce.

ge-mágnys, se; f. Perseverance, importunity, petulance :-- Sóðlíce gemáguys is ðam sóðan Déman gecwéme truly importunity is pleasing to the true judge, Homl. Th. ii. 126, 2. Asolcennys acenþ gemágnysse slothfulness gives birth to petulance, 220, 26.

ge-máh; adj. Shameless, obstinate, stubborn, impious, wicked, importunate; pr&o-short;cax, perv&i-short;cax, pert&i-short;nax, impr&o-short;bus, import&u-long;nus :-- Gemáh pr&o-short;cax vel perv&i-short;cax, Ælfc. Gl. 88; Som. 74, 84; Wrt. Voc. 50, 64 : 86, 52. Fláh feónd gemáh the deceitful impious fiend, Exon. 97 a; Th.

362, 19; Wal. 39 : 64 b; Th. 237, 24; Ph. 595. Gemáh import&u-long;nus, Ælfc. Gl. 101; Som. 77, 45; Wrt. Voc. 55, 50.

ge-máh made water; minxit, Med. ex Quadr. 9, 13; Lchdm. i. 364, 1; p. of ge-mígan.

ge-máhlíc; adj. Shameless, wanton, greedy; pr&o-short;cax, &a-short;v&i-short;dus :-- Ðæt hit gemáhlíc wæ-acute;re and unrihtlíc that it was greedy and unjust, Ors. 1, 10; Bos. 32, 20. v. ge-máglíc.

ge-máhlíce; adv. Importunately, peremptorily, boldly, pertinaciously :-- Se cyng hét swýðe gemáhlíce ofer eall ðis land beódan the king very peremptorily ordered it to be proclaimed over all this land, Chr. 1095; Erl. 232, 22. Án blac ðrostle flicorode ymbe his neb swá gemáhlíce a black throstle flitted about his face so boldly, Homl. Th. ii. 156, 23 : Gr. Dial. 1, 8. v. ge-máglíce.

ge-máhlícnes, se; f. Importunity, perverseness, dishonesty; importunitas :-- Se forhwierfeda gewuna gemálícnesse the perverse habit of wantonness, Past. 13, 2; Swt. 79, 19; Hat. MS

ge-máhnes, -nys, -ness, -nyss, e; f. Shamelessness, stubbornness; pr&o-short;c&a-long;c&i-short;tas, perv&i-short;c&a-long;cia :-- Gemáhnes pr&o-short;c&a-long;c&i-short;tas, Wrt. Voc. 86, 53. Gemáhays pr&o-short;c&a-long;c&i-short;tas vel perv&i-short;c&a-long;cia, Ælfc. Gl. 88; Som. 74, 85; Wrt. Voc. 50, 65. v. ge-mágnys.

ge-máleca importunate; importunus, Cot. 2.

ge-málíce; adv. Importunately; importune, Cot. 189.

ge-mal-mægen an assembly. v. al-mægen.

ge-man the hollow of the hand, sole of the foot; vola, Cot. 198.

ge-man, ic, he I remember, he remembers, Beo. Th. 5259; B. 2633 : Jn. Bos. 16, 21; pres. of ge-munan.

géman; p. de; pp. ed To care for, regard, heed, cure; c&u-long;r&a-long;re :-- Ne gémdon hie nánes fyrenlustes they cared not for any luxury, Bt. 15; Fox 48, 7 : Bd. 2, 6; S. 508, 39. Næ-acute;nig mon ne sceal lufian ne ne géman his gesibbes gif he hine æ-acute;rost agælde Godes ðeówðómes no man shall love or care about his relatives if he first have devoted himself to God's service, Blickl. Homl. 23, 17 : 67, 30. Hí nystan ne ne gémdon they neither knew nor cared, 99, 30. Ic cymo and gémo hine ego veniam et curabo eum, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 8, 7 : Lk. Skt. Lind. 10, 9. Nallaþ gie géma nolite solliciti esse, 12, 11. Ne gémes ðú non curas, Mk. Skt. Lind. 12, 14. Gémende solliciti, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 6, 25. v. gýman.

ge-mána, an; m. [ge-mæ-acute;ne communis] Companionship, society, fellowship, familiarity, marriage, intercourse, commerce, conjunction; communio, societas, consortium, contubernium, commercium, concubitus :-- Giféon we on ðone gemánan Godes and manna and on ðone gemánan ðæs brýdguman and ðære brýde let us rejoice in the union of God and men and in the union of the bridegroom and the bride, Blickl. Homl. 11, 5. Ðonne he wæs mid his ágnum cynne ðonne he wæs on ðare ryhtwísera gemánan he was then with his own kin when he was in the company of the righteous, Bt. 5, 1; Fox 10, 12. Engla gemána the society of angels, Exon. 42 a; Th. 142, 10; Gú. 642 : Ps. Th. 56, 4 : Bd. 4, 23; S. 596, 13. Ðysse fæ-acute;mnan gemánan bæd hujus virgins consortium petebat, 2, 9; S. 510, 23, 26 : Exon. 67 b; Th. 250, 14; Jul. 127 : Jn. Skt. p. 1, 3 : Rtl. 109, 31. Hréman ne þorfte mæ-acute;can gemánan he needed not to exult in the falchion's intercourse, Chr. 937; Th. 204, 24; Ædelst. 40. Wið ðam ðe ðú mínes gemánan brúce ut fruaris concubitu meo, Gen. 38, 16 : Med. ex Quadr. 5, 11; Lchdm. i. 350, 10. [Goth. ga-mainei : O. H. Ger. gameini f.]

ge-mane, -mone; adj. Having a mane :-- Ðara hæ-acute;fda beóþ gemona swá leóna hæ-acute;fdo their heads have manes like lions' heads, Nar. 35, 29. [Cf. O. H. Ger. mana : Icel. mön a mane.]

ge-mang, -mong, es; n. I. a mingling together, mixture, crowd, throng, company, multitude, an assemblage, a congregation; commixtio, turba, cœtus, s&o-short;cietas :-- Ic bebeóde wundor geweorþan on wera gemange I command a miracle to be done in the midst of men, Andr. Kmbl. 1460; An. 730. God mihtig stód godum on gemange Deus st&e-short;tit in syn&a-short;g&o-long;ga de&o-long;rum, Ps. Th. 81, 1. In heora gemange in their congregation, L. Wih. 23; Th. i. 42, 6 : Nicod. 6; Thw. 6, 8. Gáras sendon in heardra gemang they sent their darts into the throng of the brave, Judth. 11; Thw. 24, 36; Jud. 225. On clæ-acute;nra gemang in the company of the pure, Elen. Kmbl. 191; El. 96 : 216; El. 108 : 236; El. 118. II. an assembly for legal or other business :-- Ne miltsa ðú þearfan on gemange paup&e-short;ris non mis&e-short;r&e-long;b&e-short;ris in j&u-long;d&i-short;cio, Ex. 23, 3. Ne mæg ic ána eówre gemang acuman non v&a-short;leo s&o-long;lus n&e-short;g&o-long;tia vestra sust&i-short;n&e-long;re, Deut. 1, 12 : Shrn. 40, 30.

ge-mang; prep. [ge-mang a mixture] AMONG; inter, in medio. I. dat :-- Ðeós spræ-acute;c com út gemang bróþrum exiit sermo iste inter fratres, Jn. Bos. 21; 23. Arís gemang him surge in medium, Mk. Bos. 3, 3. Gemang ðám interim, Gen. 43, 1. Gemang ðám arás micel murcnung interea ortum est murmur, Num. 11, 1. II. acc :-- Ic eów sende swá sceáp gemang wulfas ego mitto vos sicut oves in medio luporum, Mt. Bos. 10, 16. DER. a-mang, on-.

ge-mangcennyss, e; f. A mingling, confection; confectio, debilitatio, Hpt. Gl. 450 : Morse B. 1846.

ge-mangian; p. ode; pp. od To traffic, trade; n&e-short;g&o-long;ti&a-long;ri :-- Ðæt he wiste hú mycel gehwilc gemangode ut sc&i-long;ret quantum quisque n&e-short;g&o-long;ti&a-long;tus esset, Lk. Bos. 19, 15. Hwæt forstent æ-acute;negum men, ðeáh he gemangige ðæt he ealne ðisne middangeard áge, gif he his sáule forspildeþ what profits it any man, though he trade so as to obtain all this world, if he destroy his soul? Past. 44, 10; Swt. 332, 9; Cot. MS.

ge-mangnys, se; f. A mingling, confection; commixtio. Som.

ge-manian, -monian, -monigan; p. ode, ade; pp. od, ad To admonish, exhort, prompt, remind, remember; admonere, hortari, suggerere, in memoriam rei reducere, recordari :-- Seó sáwl ðurh ðæt gemynd gemanþ the soul through the memory reminds, Homl. Th. i. 288, 28. Oft mec geómor sefa gemanode oft my sad spirit has admonished me, Exon. 50 a; Th. 174, 22; Gú. 1181. Se ánwealda hæfþ ealle his gesceafta mid his bridle getogene and gemanode the Ruler has with his bridle restrained and admonished all his creatures, Bt. 21; Fox 74, 7 : Bt. Met. Fox 11, 47; Met. 11, 24. Gemanad admonished, Exon. 102 a; Th. 386, 23; Rä. 4, 66 : Exon. 88 b; Th. 333, 19; Gn. Ex. 6 : Cd. 49; Th. 63, 9; Gen. 1029. v. manian.

ge-mánna, an; m. Fellowship, Wanl. Catal. 23, 47. v. ge-mána.

ge-mannian; p. ode; pp. od To man, supply with men, garrison; v&i-short;ris vel m&i-long;l&i-short;t&i-short;bus instru&e-short;re :-- He hét ða burg gemannian he commanded to man the city, Chr. 923; Erl. 110, 2, 5 : 924; Erl. 110, 13.

ge-martyrian, -martirian, -martrian; p. ode, ade, ede; pp. od, ad, ed To martyr; mart&y-short;rem f&a-short;c&e-short;re :-- He hine gemartirode he martyred him, Homl. Th. ii. 478, 21. Hí Petrus and Paulus gemartredan they martyred Peter and Paul, Ors. 6, 5; Bos. 119, 21. He wæs for sóþfæstnysse gemartyrod he was martyred for truth, Homl. Th. i. 484, 33 : Boutr. Scrd. 18, 8, 10. Wæs heáfde beslegen and gemartyrad se mon decoll&a-long;tus est m&i-long;les, Bd. 1, 7; S. 478, 39. Ðus wearþ gemartirod se mæ-acute;ra apostol thus was martyred the great apostle, Homl. Th. ii. 300, 24 : 478, 22 : 496, 22.

ge-maðel, es; n. Speech, conversation, talking, harangue; sermo, &o-long;r&a-long;tio,serm&o-long;c&i-short;n&a-long;tio :-- Úre heofenlíca Hláford nolde ðæra deófla gemaðeles ná máre habban our heavenly Lord would not have any more of the devil's harangue, Nicod. 29; Thw. 16, 39.

ge-mearc, es; n. A boundary, limit; l&o-short;cus design&a-long;tus :-- Gewát him se æðeling to ðæs gemearces ðe him Metod tæ-acute;hte the man departed to the limit which the Lord had shewn him, Cd. 139; Th. 174, 28; Gen. 2885. DER. fót-gemearc, fyrst-, geár-, míl-, þing-, word-.

ge-mearcan; to -mearcenne; p. ede; pp. ed To mark, observe, keep; observ&a-long;re :-- Getácna me ðæ-acute;r sélast sý sáwle mínre to gemearcenne Meotudes willan signify to me where it be best for my soul to observe the Creator's will, Exon. 118 a; Th. 453, 7; Hy. 4, 11.

ge-mearcian; p. ode, ade; pp. od, ad To mark, point out, describe, assign, appoint, determine; n&o-short;t&a-long;re, sign&a-long;re, design&a-long;re, assign&a-long;re, const&i-short;tu&e-short;re, decern&e-short;re :-- He gemet ne con gemearcian his múðe móde síne he cannot set bounds to his mouth with his mind, Exon. 87 b; Th. 330, 18; Vy. 53. Ic wolde gesecgan hú Créca gewinn, ðe of Lacedemonia ðære byrig æ-acute;rest onstæled wæs, and, mid spellcwydum gemearcian I wished to tell how the war of the Greeks was first raised from the city of the Lacedæmonians, and, in the language of history, to describe it, Ors. 3, 1; Bos. 54, 34. Ðú him mete sylest, mæ-acute;la gehwylce, and ðæs tídlíce tíd gemearcast to das escam illis in temp&o-short;re opport&u-long;no, Ps. Th. 144, 16. Symle he twelf síþum tída gemearcaþ dæges and nihtes it ever marks the hours of day and night twelve times, Exon. 58 a; Th. 207, 24; Ph. 146. Se Hæ-acute;lend gemearcode óðre twá and hundseofentig design&a-long;vit D&o-short;m&i-short;nus et alios septuaginta duos, Lk. Bos. 10, 1 : Bd. 3, 9; S. 534, 2. Hæfde hire wácran hige Metod gemearcod to her the Creator had appointed a weaker mind, Cd. 28; Th. 37, 17; Gen. 591 : 38; Th. 50, 25; Gen. 814. Getácnod oððe gemearcod is ofor us leóht andwlitan ðínes sign&a-long;tum est s&u-short;per nos l&u-long;men vultus tui, Ps. Lamb. 4, 7. He is wuldre gemearcad it is marked with glory, Exon. 60 b; Th. 220, 11; Ph. 318. Hí hæfdon æ-acute;lce scire on West-Sexum stíðe gemarcod mid bryne and mid hergunge they had severely marked every shire of Wessex with burning and harrying, Chr. 1006; Erl. 141, 2. Gemearca hú hý æ-acute;r stódon mark how they stood before, Lchdm. i. 398, 5. v. ge-mercian.

ge-mearcod; part. Marked; signatus :-- On ða gemearcodan lindan on the marked linden or lime tree, Cod. Dipl. 1317; A. D. 1033; Kmbl. vi. 182, 2 : 1102; A. D. 931; Kmbl. v. 195, 114.