eahtian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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eahtian
eahtigan, ehtian; p. ode, ade, ede; pp. od. I. to meditate, devise, deliberate; meditāre, reputāre, deliberāre Eahtade hū wynna þorfte brúcan he meditated how he might enjoy delights, Exon. 37 b; Th. 122, 17; Gú. 307. Sum dómas con, ðǽr dryhtguman rǽd eahtiaþ one understands dooms, where people devise counsel, 79 a; Th. 297, 24; Crä. 73: 74 b; Th. 279, 6; Jul. 609: Andr. Kmbl. 2325; An. 1164; Beo. Th. 2819; B. 1407: 347; B. 172. II. to esteem; æstimāre Eahtodon eorlscipe and his ellen-weorc they esteemed his bravery and his valiant works. Beo. Th. 6327; B. 3174.
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