namian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
namian
p. ode. I. to name, mention the name of, mention Git ðú namast Crist dost thou still name the name of Christ? Homl. Skt. 8, 165. Ða twá tabelan getácnodon ða twá bebodu ðe ic nú namode, Homl. Th. ii. 204, 21. On ðære ylcan byrig ðe wé ǽr namodon, 296, 32. Namedon, Ælfc. Gr. 8 ; Som. 7, 7. Ðæt ðú nánne brýdguman nǽfre mé ne namige that you never mention the name of any bridegroom to me, Homl. Skt. 9, 37. Ðeáh ðe wé ðás sinderlíce namian though we mention the names of these in particular, Homl. Th. ii. 432, 23. II. to name, appoint by name to a particular duty, nominate Gif hé ne mehte, ðonne namede him man six men, L. Ed. 1 ; Th. i. 158, 21. Beforan his witum ðe se cyng silf namode, L. Æðelst. v. 10; Th. i. 240, 6. III. to name, give a name to Hwí namode Crist Abel rihtwísne? Boutr. Scrd. 18, 6. [O. Frs. nomia : O. H. Ger. namón.] v. ge-namian.
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