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GÉMENIS - GE-METGIAN

gémenis, gémnis, se; f. Care; cura, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. and Rush. 22, 16.

ge-meodniss, e; f. Worthiness, dignity; dignitas, Rtl. 192, 37.

ge-meotu boundaries, limits, Andr. Kmbl. 907; An. 454, = ge-metu. v. ge-met.

ge-mercian; p. ode; pp. od To mark out; sign&a-long;re :-- Man hæfde ða buruh mid stacum gemercod the city was marked out with stakes, Ors. 5, 5; Bos. 105, 28. Gemercadon ðone stán signantes lapidem, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 27, 66. Ðæt gemercod wére all ymb-hyrft ut describeretur universus orbis, Lk. Skt. Lind. 2, 1. v. ge-mearcian.

ge-mercung, e; f. A description; descriptio, Lk. Skt. Lind. 2, 2.

ge-mére, es; n. A boundary, end; f&i-long;nis :-- Fram gemérum eorþan a f&i-long;n&i-short;bus terræ, Ps. Spl. 60, 2. v. ge-mæ-acute;re.

ge-merran to mar, spoil, Lk. Skt. Lind. 13, 7. v. ge-myrran.

ge-mérsian, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 9. 31; 28, 15. v. ge-mæ-acute;rsian.

ge-met, es; nom. acc. pl. -u, -a; n. I. a measure, space, distance; mensura, spatium, intervallum :-- Gefylle gé ðæt gemet eówra fædera vos implete mensuram patrum vestrorum, Mt. Bos. 23, 32. On ðam ylcan gemete ðe gé metaþ qua mensura mensi fueritis, Mt. Bos. 7, 2: Mk. Bos. 4, 24: Lk. Bos. 6, 38: Cd. 80; Th. 101, 4; Gen. 1677. Betweonan Eferwíc and six míla gemete between York and a distance of six miles, L. N. P. L. 56; Th. ii. 298, 27. II. that by which anything is measured, a measure; mensura, modius, satum :-- Gemeta and gewihta rihte man georne let measures and weights be carefully rectified, L. C. S. 9; Th. i. 380, 24. Hæbbe æ-acute;lc man rihte gemetu modius æqualis et verus erit tibi, Deut. 25, 15: Lev. 6, 20: 10, 36. On þrím gemetum melwes in furinæ saris tribus, Mt. Bos. 13. 33: Lk. Bos. 13, 21. III. measure, capacity, ability, power, etc; mensura, facultas, potestas, vis :-- Ne sceal se Dryhtnes þeów in his mód-sefan máre gelufian eorþan æ-acute;htwelan, ðonne his ánes gemet, ðæt he his líchoman láde hæbbe the Lord's servant shall not in his mind love more of earth's riches than his own measure, that he may have support for his body, Exon. 38 a; Th. 125, 25; Gú. 359. Nis ðæt monnes gemet it is not man's ability, 92 b; Th. 348, 12; Sch. 27. Næs ðá monna gemet, ne mægen engla, ðæt eów mihte helpan there was then no power of men, no angel's might, that could help you, Cd. 224; Th. 295, 22; Sat. 490. Ofer mín gemet above my power, Beo. Th. 5750; B. 2879: 5059; B. 2533: Ps. Th. 59, 11: 107, 12. IV. a fit or proper measure, and so metaph. measure, proportion, moderation, bounds, limit, boundary, means, way, manner; mensura, modus, finis, terminus, limes, ratio :-- Ðý læs he of gemete hweorfe lest he turn from moderation, Exon. 78 b; Th. 294, 35; Crä. 25: 83 a; Th. 312, 18; Seef. 111. He gemet ne con gemearcian his múþe mód síne he cannot set bounds to his mouth by his understanding, 88 a; Th. 330, 17; Vy. 52. Gytsung gemet nát avarice knows no bounds, Scint. 25. Ðás miclan gemetu middan-geardes these great boundaries of middle-earth, Exon. 20 a; Th. 52, 1; Cri. 827: Andr. Kmbl. 617; An. 309. Eal ic hit aræ-acute;fnede ðæt ic eów æteówe hwylcum gemete gé sceolan aræ-acute;fnan I suffered it all to shew you how you ought to suffer, Blickl. Homl. 237, 12. Ealle gemete omni modo, Bd. 1, 27; S. 491, 9. Ðysses gemetes hujusmodi, 2, 1; S. 500, 18: 4, 9; S. 577, 7: 4, 19; S. 589, 18. On ðam gemete quemadmodum, Ps. Spl. 36, 2, 21: 32, 22. V. a rule, order, law; norma, regula, lex :-- Fram ðám he ðæt gemet leornode regollíces þeódscipes a quibus normam disciplinæ regularis didicerat, Bd. 3, 23; S. 554, 35. Gemetu normulæ, Cot. 138: Exon. 93 a; Th. 349, 14; Sch. 46. Ðínes múþes gemet lex oris tui, Ps. Th. 118, 72. VI. 1. a mood, the inflection of a verb expressing the mode or manner of action or being, abstracted from time-tense tíd q.v. and person hád IV. q.v: such as, indicative gebícnigendlíc, q.v: imperative bebeódendlíc, q.v. subjunctive under-þeódendlíc, q.v: infinitive unge-endigendlíc, q.v; modus :-- Modus is gemet oððe ðare spræ-acute;ce wíse a mood is mode [manner] or the manner [wise] of speaking, Ælfc. Gr. 21; Sm. 23, 17. 2. a poetical measure, metre; metrum :-- And ðám wordum sóna monig word in ðæt ylce gemet Gode wyrðes songes to geþeódde et eis mox plura in eundem modum verba Deo digni, carminis adjunxit, Bd. 4, 24; S. 597, 26. [O. Sax. gi-met : O. H. Ger. ki-mez.] DER. eln-gemet, un-. v. metan.

ge-met; adj. [ge-met IV. a fit or proper measure] Fit, meet, proper; aptus, congruus, conveniens :-- Wearþ him hýrra hyge ðonne gemet wæ-acute;re he had a loftier soul than were meet, Cd. 198; Th. 247, 5; Dan. 492: 186; Th. 231, 21; Dan. 250: Andr. Kmbl. 2358 ; An. 1180, Swá him gemet þince as to him may seem fit, Beo. Th. 1379; B. 687: 6107; B. 3057. Ðæt hit gemet wæ-acute;re that it were fit, Ps. Th. 143, 4: Bt. Met.

Fox 29, 86; Met. 29, 42. DER. un-ge-met.

ge-mét, es; n. A meeting, assembly; conventus :-- Hí hæfdon æ-acute;lce dæge heora witena gemét they had their meeting of counsellors every day, Jud. Thw. 161, 31. v. ge-mót.

ge-meta measures, L. C. S. 9; Th. i. 380, 24. v. ge-met.

ge-metan; p. -mæt and -mette, pl. -mæ-acute;ton; pp. -meten; v. trans. I. to measure, measure back or again; metiri, remetiri :-- On ðam ylcan gemete ðe gé metaþ, eów byþ gemeten qua mensura mensi fueritis, remetietur vobis, Mt. Bos. 7, 2: Mk. Bos. 4, 24: Lk. Bos. 6, 38. God ðú ðe heofen mid honda gemettest and eorðan on ðínre fyst betýndest God thou who has meted heaven with thy hand and enclosed the earth in thy fist [cf. Isaiah 40, 12], St. And. 47, 2. II. to measure by traversing or going over; metiri transeundo :-- And his cwén mid him medo-stíg gemæt and his queen with him measured the mead way [way to the mead-hall], Beo. Th. 1852; B. 924. v. metan.

ge-metan; p. -mette; pp. -mett, -met To paint; pingere, depingere :-- Swylce hí gemette wæ-acute;ron as if they were painted, Chr. 1104; Th. 367, 1: Lchdm. iii. 206, 18: Prov. 7. Gé sind gelíce gemettum ofer-geweorcum ye are like painted sepulchres, Homl. Th. ii. 404, 17. v. metan to paint.

ge-métan; he -méteþ, -métt, -mét; p. -métte, pl. -métton; pp. -méted, -métod, -métt, -mét To find, find out, discover, come upon, meet with; inv&e-short;n&i-long;re, comp&e-short;r&i-long;re :-- Ic geméte inv&e-short;nio, Ælfc. Gr. 30, 4; Som. 34, 49: 37; Som. 39, 6. He holtes hleó heáh geméteþ he finds the wood's, lofty shelter, Exon. 62 a; Th. 227, 27; Ph. 429: Ps. Th. 54, 24: 87, 12. Gemoetaþ invenerit, Lk. Skt. Lind. 12, 43. Ealc ðæra, ðe me gemétt, me ofslyþ omnis qui inv&e-short;n&e-short;rit me, occ&i-long;det me, Gen. 4, 14. Se ðe gemét hys sáwle, se forspilþ híg qui inv&e-short;nit an&i-short;mam suam, perdet illam, Mt. Bos. 10, 39: 24, 46: Lk. Bos. 12, 37, 38, 43. Gé gemétaþ án cild hræglum bewunden, and on binne aléd inv&e-short;ni&e-long;tis infantem pannis inv&o-short;l&u-long;tum, et p&o-short;s&i-short;tum in præs&e-long;pio, 2, 12: Mt. Bos. 11, 29: Mk. Bos. 11, 2. Ðæs bisceopes líf is gemétte biscope wyrðe beón v&i-long;tam episc&o-short;pi episc&o-short;po dignam esse comp&e-short;ri, Bd. 5, 6; S. 618, 30. Ðú geméttes Meotod alwihta thou hast met the Lord of all things, Cd. 228; Th. 308, 23; Sat. 697. He gemétte stapul æ-acute;renne he found a brazen pillar, Andr. Kmbl. 2123; An. 1063: 481; An. 241. Geswinc and angnys gemétton me tr&i-long;b&u-short;l&a-long;tio et angustia inv&e-long;n&e-long;runt me, Ps. Spl. 118, 143: 75, 5. Ge-méte gé hine inv&e-short;nies eum, Deut. 4, 29. Gif ic geméte fíftig rihtwísra wera si inv&e-short;n&e-short;ro quinquaginta justos, Gen. 18, 26, 28. Gif hwá þeóf geméte if any one find a thief, L. C. S. 29; Th. i. 392, 14: L. In. 49; Th. i. 132, 12. Ðæt we ðíne onsýne milde geméten that we may find thy countenance mild, Exon. 76 a; Th. 286, 13; Jul. 731. Swá hwylce swá gé geméton quoscumque inv&e-short;n&e-short;r&i-long;tis, Mt. Bos. 22, 9. Hí hæfdon neowne gefeán geméted they had met with new joy, Elen. Kmbl. 1738; El. 871: 2447; El. 1225. He is gemét inventus est, Lk. Bos. 15, 24, 32. Gif ðæ-acute;r beóþ gemétte feówertig rihtwísra sin quadraginta &i-short;bi inventi fu&e-short;rint, Gen. 18, 29: 2, 12. Gif we geméte sín on moldwege oððe feor oððe neáh fundne weorðen if we are met on earth's way or far or near are found, Exon. 70 b; Th. 262, 17; Jul. 334. Gif hwilc mon sí gemétod on ðínum ðam egeslícan dóme if any man be found at thy awful judgment, St. And. 47, 8.

ge-mete; adv. Fitly, meetly, in a proper manner; apte, congruenter, convenienter, Exon. 40 a; Th. 132, 13; Gú. 472: Bt. Met. Fox 13, 36; Met. 13, 18. DER. un-gemete.

ge-meted = ge-mett painted, Som. 143? v. ge-metan.

ge-métednes, -ness, e; f. An invention, a discovery; inventio, adinventio :-- Syle heom after nearoþancnysse oððe máne gemétednessa oððe heora afundennysse da illis s&e-short;cundum nequ&i-short;tiam adinventi&o-long;num ips&o-short;rum, Ps. Lamb. 27, 4.

ge-metegian; p. ode; pp. od To measure, moderate, Ps. Spl. 38, 7. v. ge-metgian.

ge-meten; part. Measured, measured back or again; remensus, Mt. Bos. 7, 2. v. ge-metan.

ge-méteng a meeting. v. ge-méting.

ge-met-fæst; adj. Moderate, modest; moderatus, modestus :-- Ne hie ðám geþyldegum and ðám gemetfæstum simble ne wuniaþ neither do they always dwell with the patient and moderate, Bt. 11, 1; Fox 34, 3. Sió is swíðe gemetfæst she is very modest, 10; Fox 28, 20. Man gemetfæst vir modestus, Bd. 1, 16; S. 484, 18: 4, 28; S. 606, 33: Exon. 48 b; Th. 168, 19; Gú. 1080: 95 b; Th. 357, 19; Pa. 31.

ge-met-fæstlíce; adv. Modestly; modeste :-- He swá gemetfæstlíce hine sylfne beheóld ita se modeste gerebat, Bd. 5, 19; S. 637, 4.

ge-met-fæstnys, -nyss, e; f. Moderation, modesty; moderatio, moderamen, modestia :-- Mycelre monþwæ-acute;rnysse and æ-acute;rfæstnysse and gemetfæstnysse mon summæ mansuetudinis et pietatis ac moderaminis vir. Bd. 3, 3; S. 525, 32: 3, 14; S. 540, 13. Petrus tihte geleáffulle wíf to eádmódnesse and gemetfæstnysse Peter exhorted faithful women to humility and modesty, Homl. Th. i. 98, 3. Gimetfæstnisse modestiam, Rtl. 13, 33.

gemet-fæt, es; nom. acc. pl. -fatu; n. A measuring-vessel, a measure; metatorium vas, mensura quævis definita :-- Án gemetfæt full, ðe híg Gomor héton, Ex. 16, 16, 33.

ge-met-festan; p. -feste; pp. -fested, -fest To compare; comparare :-- Gemetfest comparatus, Ps. Spl. T. 48, 21.

ge-metgian, -metegian, -metigian; p. ode; pp. od. I. v. trans. To measure, moderate, temper, regulate, order, govern, restrain; mensurare, temperare, moderare, regere :-- Heora wíte biþ gemetegod æ-acute;lcum be his geearnungum their punishment shall be measured to every one by his deserts, Homl. Th. i. 294, 6. Efne gemetegode ðú settest dagas míne ecce mensurabiles posuisti dies meos, Ps. Spl. 38, 7. Hine selfne of dúne astígende he cúðe gemetgian his hiéremonnum se auditoribus condescendendo noverat temperare, Past. 16, 2; Swt. 101, 15; Hat. MS. 21 a, 2: 35, 1; Swt. 237, 23; Hat. MS. 45 a; 4. Á sceal ðæt wiðerwearde ðæt óðer wiðerwearde gemetgian ever must the contrary moderate the other contrary, Bt. 21; Fox 74, 19: 40, 3; Fox 238, 25: Bt. Met. Fox 11, 107; Met. 11, 54. Gif ðú ne gemetgodest céle and hæ-acute;to if thou didst not moderate cold and heat, Bt. Met. Fox 20, 224; Met. 20, 112: Salm. Kmbl. 879; Sal. 439. Beorhte steorran móna gemetgaþ the moon tempers the bright stars, Bt. Met. Fox 4, 17; Met. 4, 9. Se gemetgaþ ðne bridel he regulates the bridle, Bt. 36, 2; Fox 174, 18. God gemetgaþ ealla gesceafta God regulates all creatures, Bt. 39, 13; Fox 234, 9: Bt. Met. Fox 13, 10; Met. 13, 5: 24, 78; Met. 24, 39. II. to measure in the mind, to deliberate, meditate on; deliberare, meditari :-- Ic on ðínum bebodum móte gemetgian ræ-acute;d meditabor in mandatis tuis, Ps. Th. 118, 47. III. v. intrans. To become moderate, to moderate one's self; moderari, temperari :-- Him gemetgaþ eall éðles leóma to them shall all the bright fire of their home moderate itself, Elen. Kmbl. 2584; El. 1293. v. metgian.