GÁT
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
GÁT
nom. acc; gen. gáte, gǽte; dat. gǽt; pl. nom. acc. gǽt, gét; gen. gáta; dat. gátum; f. A she-GOAT; capra Ic blǽte swá gát I bleat as a goat. Exon. 106 b; Th. 406, 17; Rä. 25, 2. Gát capra vel capella, Wrt. Voc. 78, 33 : 287, 36 : 288, 16. Gáte blód goat's blood, Med. ex Quadr. 6, 4; Lchdm. i. 352, 3. Gáte flǽsc goat's flesh, L. M. 1, 31; Lchdm. ii. 72, 8. Gáte horn a goat's horn, Med. ex Quadr. 6, 1; Lchdm. i. 350, 17. Gǽte meolc goat's milk, L. M. 1, 7; Lchdm. ii. 52, 13. Genim ðæt wæter ðe innan gǽt byþ take the water which is inside a goat, Med. ex Quadr. 6, 10; Lchdm. i. 352, 19. Geoffra me áne þríwintre gát sūme mihi capram trīmam, Gen. 15, 9 : Lev. 3, 12 : 4, 28 : 5. 6. Hý beofiaþ fóre Freán, swá fúle swá gǽt they shall tremble before the Lord, as foul as goats, Exon. 26 a; Th. 75, 34; Cri, 1231. He asyndrode twáhund gáta sepărāvit capras ducentas, Gen. 32, 14. Gáta hús a goat-house; caprīle, Ælfc. Gl. 108; Som. 78, 112; Wrt. Voc. 58, 27. Gáta loc an enclosure for goats, Wrt. Voc. 288, 20. Gáta hierde a goat-herd, 288, 21. Gif seó offrung beó of gátum si oblātio est de capris, Lev. 1, 10. Drihten toscǽt hí on twá, swá swá scéphyrde toscǽt scép fram gátum : gelogaþ he ða scép on his swíðran hand, and ða gǽt on his wynstran the Lord will part them into two, as a shepherd parts sheep from goats : he will place the sheep on his right hand, and the goats on his left, Homl. Th. ii. 106, 27-29. Buccan oððe gét geseón ferþrunge getácnaþ to see bucks or goats betokens advancement, Somn. 126; Lchdm. iii. 206, 2. Gif ðú gesihst manega gét, ýdel getácnaþ if thou seest many goats it betokens vanity, 273; Lchdm. iii. 214, 1. Wæterbuca vel gát tippŭla [ = an insect that runs swiftly over the water, the water-spider, water-spinner ], Ælfc. Gl. 23; Som. 60, 10; Wrt. Voc. 24, 14. [Chauc. gat : Laym. gat, got : Orm. gat : Dut. geit, f : Ger. geisz, f : M. H. Ger. O. H. Ger. geiz, f : Goth. gaits, f : Dan. ged, m. f : Swed. get, f : Icel. geit, f : Lat. hædus, m. a young goat, kid : Wel. gid, giten, f. a she goat, young goat.] DER. firgen-gát.
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