neótan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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neótan
niótan; p. neát, pl. nuton To enjoy, have the benefit of, make use of, a. with gen. Brúc ðisses beáges and ðisses hrægles neót, Beo. Th. 2439; B. 1217. Niótaþ inc ðæs óðres ealles all other take for your use, Cd. Th. 15. 18; Gen. 235. Lífes, feores neótan to live. Hwylc is manna ðæt feores neóte quis est homo, qui vivet, Ps. Th. 88, 41 : Exon. Th. 328,14; Vy. 17. Niótan, Cd. Th. 31, 17; Gen. 486 : 26, 4; Gen. 401. Mínes éðelríces eádig neótan, Exon. Th. 89, 25; Cri. 1462 : 223, 18; Ph. 361 : 356, 14; Pa. 11. Geofona neótan, 225, 5; Ph. 384 : 152, 6 ; Gú. 804. Willum neótan blǽdes and blissa, 184, 21; Gú. 1347 : 82, 26; Cri. 1344. Ðæt hé ðær brúcan mót wonges mid willurn, and welan neótan lífes and lissa, 208, 2 ; Ph. 149. Sécan swegles dreámas and (ðara dreáma) willum neótan, Andr. Kmbl. 1620; An. 811. Wǽpna neótan to make good use of his weapons, Byrht. Th. 140, 55 ; By. 308. b. with acc. Ic ðé on ða fægran foldan gesette tó neótenne neorxna wonges beorhtne blǽdwelan, Exon. Th. 85, 14; Cri. 1391. [Goth. niutan : O. Sax. niotan : O. Frs. niata : Icel. njóta : O. H. Ger. niuzan (with gen. and acc.) uti, frui.] v. be-, (bi-)neótan.
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