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72 BÉGAN--BE-GINNAN

(beódan, v.l.) religio quam tenuimus, Bd. 2, 13; Sch. 164, 18. Hió swíþe gemetlíce þá gecynd beeódan (followed the dictates of nature), Bt. 15; F. 48, 8. Godes word mid weorcum begán. Hml. Th. ii. 554, 16. Crístendóm tó begánne. Ors. 6, 31; S. 286, 8. (6) to practise, carry on, do (habitually):--Þá unþeáwas þe seó þeód beeóde, Chr. 1067; P. 201, 30: Bl. H. 113, 2. Þá hálgan weras þe góde weorc beeódon, Ælfc. T. Grn. l, 9. Hí Godes ðeówdðm beeódan, Chr. 995; P. 129, 34. Hym álýfed ne byð þ-bar; hé on ceápstówe æ-acute;nige cýpinge begá (merca-turam ullam exercere), Ll. Th. ii. 174, 19. Godes lof begán, Bl. H. 43, 5. Þá gódan weorc þe wé for úre sáule hæ-acute;le begán sceoldan, 109, 5. þ-bar; UNCERTAIN weorc begán þe wé ongunnen habbað, Angl. viii. 303, 19. (6 a) to devote one's self to a practice:--He begæ-acute;ð unæ-acute;tas and oferdrincas and gálscipe commessationibus vacat et luxuriae atque conviviis, Deut. 21, 20. (7) to exercise a person; reflex. to behave:--Se man þe hine swá begæ-acute;þ swá hit hér on segð, Lch. ii. 288, 25. Hira nán ðe hine unwærlíce begá, Past. 23, 14. (7 a) to exercise in something:--Hé hine sylfne on gódum weorcum beeóde, Bd. 3, 27; Sch. 320, 6. Hé hine beeóde on gódre lífláde, Hml. S. 33, 328. Begá (exerce) þé sylfne on þisum. Coll. M. 31, 37. (8) to exercise, use, employ:--Ðá ðe ðone anwald begáð, Past. 121, 4. Sé þe þone læ-acute;cedóm begá, Lch. ii. 296, 3. (9) to profess, pretend [cf. (?) O. Sax. quiðit that hé Kríst sí, begihit ina so grótes]:--Manna geþóhtas næ-acute;nig mon ne wát, Petrus begæ-acute;þ þ-bar; hé hit wite men's thoughts no man knows. Peter professes to have this knowledge, Bl. H. 181, 12. [O. H. Ger. pi-gán.] v. mis-, un-begán; be-gangan, and bi-gán in Dict.

bégan, v. bígan.

be-gang. Add: n. (l) exercise, labour, business:--On bigonge mínum in exercilatione mea, Ps. Spl. C. 54, 2. Mið micle bigeong magno studio, Mt. p. 10, 13. Bigongum exercitiis, i. laboribus, studiis, Wrt. Voc. ii. 144, 61: 29, 58. Hé hine onwende from ealre þisse worlde begangum, Bl. H. 113, 30, (2) cultivation:--Fram æ-acute;lce bi-gonge (cultura) þis land ligeð tólýsed, Gr. D. 258, 18. (3) religious practice:--Ðæ-acute;re godcundnesse begang (bigong, v.l.) diuinitatis cultus, Bd. 2, 13; Sch. 164, 10. Bigeon[g] ðes cultus isle, UNCERTAIN Rtl. 24, 21. Hé hine nýdde tó deófolgylde begonge, Shrn. 76, 6. Tó úra goda bigange (begangum, v.l.) culturae deorum nostrorum, Bd. 2, 13; Sch. 164, 22. Þæt hí heora eald begang (culturam) forléton and þæt níwe beeódon, 5, 10; Sch. 602, 9. [O. H. Ger. pi-gang.] v. land-begang, bí-geng, and bi-gang in Dict.

be-gangan. Add: I. of movement, (l) to go about:--Begangende forðan þe hé gewilnode þ-bar; hé sumne fæder on þám wéstene UNCERTAIN funde. Hml. S. 23 b, 156. (2) to go by:--Bigongende (-geong-, L.) praelereuntem, Mk. R. 15, 21. II. of action, to go about a business, (l) to attend to, see after a person:--Hé bebeód Maria Josephe tó gémenne and tó begeonganne, Mt. L. I, 18 note. (2) to worship:--God þone Columbe begangeð, Shrn. 47, 8. Hiá mé begangaþ (colunt), Mt. R. 15, 9. His godas þe hé begongende (-gónde, v.l.) wæs, Ors. 4, I; S. 154, 34. (2 a) to honour, celebrate a day:--Ealle þá dagas synt mid gelícere eáwfæstnysse tó begangenne, Ll. Th. ii. 438, 27. (3) to exercise, prac-tise an art:--Þæt cræft mínne ic begancge (exerceam), Coll. M. 22, 34. Þæt ánra gehwylc cræft his geornlíce begange, 31, 33. (4) to practise a religion:--Þá þe swelc deófolgild lufiað and bigongað, Ors. 4, 12; S. 210, 6. (5) to practise, do (habitually), commit sin:--Men þe beforan óþrum mannum hwæthuga gód begangaþ, Bl. H. 5 7, 2. Þá þe galdorcræftas begangaþ, 61, 23. Þá þe wóhhæ-acute;med begangaþ, 14. Náht unálýfedlíces be-gangan, Shrn. 65, ii. Hié angiennað smeágean suíðor ðonne him ðearf sié tó begonganne se in inquisitionibus plus quam necesse est exercentes, Past. 67, 4. Ne morðor tó begangenne (fremmenne, v.l.) . . . ne þeó-fenda tó begangenne, Wlfst. 253, 7, 9. Ne hé gálnysse næs begangende, Guth. 12, 16. (6) to exercise, use:--Wið ðá wiðerweardan ne ondræ-acute;de hé ðæt hé begonge his ryhtwísnesse erga perversos jura rectitudinis exercere non formidet, Past. 107, 17. [O. Sax. bi-gangan to attend to; O. H. Ger. pi-gangan.] v. be-gán.

be-gangnes celebration:--Begeongnise kalendas (cf. begangan,) II. (2 a) and: kalendae gehealddagas vel hálige dagas, Wrt. Voc. i. 53, 35, Rtl. 189, 33. Cf. be-gengnes, and see next word.

be-gangol. I. a cultivator:--Tó ðæ-acute;m bigeonle ad cultorem, Lk. R. 13, 7. II. a cult, worship:--Tó bigeongle ðínes nome ad cultum tui nominis, Rtl. 38, 9. Cf. æfter-gengel, and-fagol.

begannes. l. be-gánnes, and substitute: Celebration:--Begánnes ka-lende, Wrt. Voc. ii. 70, 38. v. preceding word.

beg-beám. Add:--Morarius begbeám morarius etiam celsa vocatur, mora haec commune nomen est bergena (cf. heorot-berge), Wrt. Voc. ii. 59, I. Cf. beger.

be-geát, es; n. (f. in Laym.). I. attainment, acquisition:--For begeáte þæs écan lífes, Hml. Th. i. 240, 7: ii. 70, 22. For begeáte obtentu, An. Ox. 2698: 3915. II. what is acquired, possessions, property:--Cýð mildheortnysse earmum mannum mid þínum begeáte, Hml. Th. ii. 104, 27. Mid þínum begeátum, Wlfst. 286, 29. Hí læccað of manna begeátum lóc hwæt hí gefón magan, Ll. Th. ii. 328, 4. Unlytel on æ-acute;htum . . , mycele welan on manegum begeátum, Hml. A.

108, 202. [Þe bi&yogh;eate UNCERTAIN of heouene, A. R. 166. He bi&yogh;et UNCERTAIN þeos þreo bi&yogh;eaten, UNCERTAIN 160. For þære muchele bi&yogh;æte UNCERTAIN (-&yogh;eate, UNCERTAIN 2nd MS.), Laym. 609. Towarrd erþli&yogh; UNCERTAIN bi&yogh;æte, UNCERTAIN Orm. 16835.]

be-geáte (-géte). v. eáþ-, tór-begeáte (-géte).

begen. l. bégen, and add:--Þæt gefeoht wæs gedón mid micelre geornfullnesse of þæ-acute;m folcum bæ-acute;m (utrimque) and þæ-acute;r wæ-acute;ron þá cyningas bégen (ambo reges) gewundod, Ors. 3, 9; S. 126, 1-3. Gedó bégea emfela on ampullan, Lch. ii. 30, 18.

be-genga, an; m. A cultivator:--Þaacute; begengu agricolae, Mt. R. 21, 35, 38. Begengum agricolis, 33. Begængum, 34. v. eard-, land-begenga in Dict., and bí-genga.

be-gengnes. v. eard-begengnes in Dict., bi-gegnes, and cf. be-gangnes.

be-geómerian; p. ode To lament, bewail:--Sé bið wís þe æ-acute;rran gewyrhta georne begeómerað, Wlfst. 75, 15.

be-geonan beyond:--Bigeonan (-ginan, -genan) trans, Txts. 103, 2053.

be-geondan. Add: I. prep. (I) local, (a) with dat. or uncertain:--Begeondan Wendelsæ-acute; citra Pontum, Wrt. Voc. ii. 24, 52. Begeondan sæ-acute; hé is ultra mare est, begeondan ðé ultra te, Ælfc. Gr. Z. 270, 8. Begiondan Humbre, Past. 3, 16. Begeondan (begienda ðæ-acute;m streáme, L.) Iordáne, Jn. 3, 26. Begeondan þisse sæ-acute;, Chr. 885; P. 78, 31. Be-gonden sæ-acute;, 1013: P. 144, 20. Fram begeondan sæ-acute;, 1041; P. 162, 8. (b) with acc.:--Begeondan lordánen, Mt. 19, l. (2) temporal:--Ne mæg beón æ-acute;r þám dæge ne begeondan xiii. Kl. Mai . . . ne mæg beón æ-acute;r xi. kl. Aprl., ne begeondan vii. kl. Mai, Angl. viii. 309, 38-40. II. adv.:--Eal þ-bar; his fæder þæ-acute;r begeondan hæfde, Chr. 1091; P. 226, 10: 1013; P. 114, note 2.

be-geótan. Dele first passage, and add: I. to cover with a fluid, anoint, besprinkle, drench:--Se wítega begeát his heáfod mid ele, Hml. S. 18, 319. Hí beguton hine ealne mid ealdum miggan, 35, 153. Begeót ðæne andwlatan ðæ-acute;r mid, Lch. i. 200, 9: 272, 5. Hé hét hine begeótan mid weallende leáde he ordered boiling lead to be poured upon him, Shrn. 83, 16: 154, 3. Hé wearð begoten mid fantwætere, Hml. Th. ii. 346, 24. Ic wæs mid blóde begoten of ðæs guman sídan I was drenched with blood from the man's side, Kr. 49. Þaacute; stánas wæ-acute;ron mid his blóde begotene, Hml. S. 15, 55. I a. to cover with molten metal:--Hí stánas synd, þá þe þú godas gecígst, begotene mid leáde, Hml. S. 34, 336. II. to cover with, bestrew with:--Heó begeát þá hand mid deórwyrðum wyrtum and bewand on godwebbe, Shrn. 59, 34. [O. H. Ger. pi-giozan perfundere, proluere, infundere.]

beger (-ir), es; n. A berry:--Beger baccinia (begir bucina), Txts. 43, 266. Begir baccinia, Wrt. Voc. ii. 10, 65. Cf. berige vaccinia (bacinia, Wülck. Gl. 296, 26), Wrt. Voc. i. 67, 25, and v. wín-beger in Dict.

be-gíman. Add: with gen. acc. (l) to care for, see to the welfare or wellbeing of a person or thing, keep:--God þú þe begýmst mannan Deus qui gubernas hominem, Ps. L. fol. 142, 6. Hí míne heorde wæ-acute;ce begímdon, Wlfst. 190, 21. Begým þínes sylfes, Hml. A. 198, 109. Þæt hig begímon þæ-acute;ra þinga þe tó þæ-acute;re hálgan eardungstówe belimpað custodiant vasa tabernaculi. Num. 3, 7. Begýmendum gubernante, An. Ox. 1993. Is begémed gubernatur, Kent. Gl. 495. þ-bar; wín ge þ-bar; wæter sýn mid ealre clæ-acute;nnysse begýmde, Ll. Th. ii. 404, 39. (l a) to tend the sick:--Begýmed fotam, An. Ox. 4353. (2) to attend to (in answer to appeal):--To Drihtne ic cleopige and hé begýmð (intendit) mé, Ps. Spl. 76, l. Begím dóm mínne intende judicio meo, 34, 26. Begím þú, God, mé tó fylste Deus, in adjutorium meum intende, R. Ben. 60, 5. (3) to observe, keep a command, an appointed season, &c.:--Þá offringdagas wé ná ne begýmaþ. An. Ox. 40, 24, 37. Begýmað þisse gesetednysse, Ex. 12, 25. Þás niht sceolon Israhéla bearn begíman, 42. (4) to observe, watch a person:--Hig begýmdon hine, Lk. 14, l. [O. H. Ger. pi-goumen observare, providere.] v. be-gýman in Dict.

be-gímen(n), e; f. Cure, observation:--Hírédes begímen aulica cura, Lch. i. Ix, 4. Mid begýmene cum observatione, Lk. 17, 20. On his begémene intuitu suo, Kent. Gl. 736. Of begýmenna optentu, i. in-tuitu, An. Ox. 3915. Begýmyne operam, i. studium, 7, 86.

be-gímend, es; m. A guide, ruler:--Begýmend rector, Scint. 122, 19: 123, 12.

be-gíming. Add:--Begýming gubernacula, An. Ox. 4995. Reste-dæges begýminge sabbati observationem, 40, 6. v. be-gíman.

be-gínan. Substitute : To take with wide-open mouth:--Ic (a key) begíne þæt mé ongeán sticað, Rä. 87, 3. Se draca hæfþ beginen in his múðe mín heáfod and forswolgen draco caput meum in suo ore absorbuit, Gr. D. 324, 26.

be-ginnan. Add: I. to begin, (l) trans, (a) with acc.:--Gif hý hit beginnan (incipient) and ne gefremman, Ll. Th. ii. 164, 29. Se tídsang is swá tó beginnenne, R. Ben. 33, 2. Hé fulworhte þ-bar; mynster þe his mæg begunnon hæfde, Hml. S. 26, 110. Geendadre bletsunge sý dægredsang begunnen, R. Ben. 35, 23. Þá sýn mid alleluian begunnene, 15. (b) with infin.:--Ne beginnes cuoeða, Lk. L. R. 3, 8. (c) with dat. infin.:--Begann hé tó hrýmenne, Hml. Th. i. 152, 15: 258, II: