mangian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
mangian
p. ode To trade, traffic, act as a monger Ic mangige mercor, Ælfc. Gr. 25; Som. 27, 12. Mid sceápum hé mangaþ he traffics with sheep, Homl. Th. i. 412, 6. Gif man mid cirican mangie, béte be lahslite, L. N. P. L. 20; Th. ii. 292, 28. Hwæt forstent ǽnigum menn ðæt ðeáh hé mangige ðæt hé ealne ðisne middangeard áge gif hé his sáule forspildt what does it benefit any man, though he come to own all this world by his trading, if he destroys his soul, Past. 44, 10; Swt. 333, 9. [A. R. mangen : O. Sax. mangón : Icel. manga to trade: cf. Du. mangelen to barter.] v. ge-mangian.
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