ge-læccan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-læccan
-læccean; he -læcþ; p. he -læhte, pl. -læhton; pp. -læht To take, catch, seize, apprehend, comprehend; capere, arripere, comprehendere Ðæt híg woldon hine gelæccean and to cyninge dón, Jn. Bos. 6, 15. Híg gelæhton hys hand, Gen. 19, 16 : Mk. Bos. 9, 18. Ða Englisce men gelæhton of ðám mannon má . . . the English men captured of those men more . . . , Chr. 1087; Er1. 225, 26. Hwæt gelæhtest ðú quid cepisti, Th. An. 22, 5. Germanus gelæhte ðone pistol æt Gregories ǽrendracan and hine totær Germanus took the letter from Gregory's messenger and tore it to pieces, Homl. Th. ii. 122, 29. Hét sóna gelæccan Stranguilionem he bade seize Stranguilio at once, Th. Apol. 25, 25. Ðis þing ic gelæhte I have comprehended this thing; hanc rem apprehendi, Ælfc. Gr. 7; Som. 6, 24.
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