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GANGAN

  • verb [ strong ]
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Grammar
GANGAN, gongan, gancgan; part. gangende, gongende; ic gange, gonge, ðú gangest, gongest, he gangeþ, gongeþ, pl. gangaþ, gongaþ; p. geóng, gióng, giéng, géng, pl. geóngon, gióngon, giéngon, géngon; imp. gang, gong; pp. gangen, gongen
Wright's OE grammar
§59; §289; §515;
To go, walk, turn out; īre, meāre, vādĕre, ambŭlāre, ingrĕdi, tendĕre, evĕnīre
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  • Ic gange

    ambŭlo,

    • Ælfc. Gr. 19
    • ;
    • Som. 22, 41.
  • Gáng hider

    accēde,

    • Gen. 27, 26 : Num. 11, 21.
  • He heonon gangeþ [gangaþ MS.]

    he goes from hence,

    • Andr. Kmbl. 1782
    • ;
    • An. 893.
  • He of worulde gangende wæs

    he was going from the world,

    • Bd. 4, 24
    • ;
    • S. 598, 30.
  • He ealle ða tíd mihte ge sprecan ge gangan

    tōto eo tempŏre et lŏqui et ingrĕdi pŏtuit,

    • Bd. 4, 24
    • ;
    • S. 598, 30.
  • He to healle geóng

    he went to the hall,

    • Beo. Th. 1855, note
    • ;
    • B. 925.
  • He ofer willan gióng

    he went against his will,

    • 4810
    • ,
    • note
    • ;
    • B. 2409.
  • Heó giéng [gien MS.] to Adame

    she went to Adam,

    • Cd. 29
    • ;
    • Th. 39, 15
    • ;
    • Gen. 626.
  • Ic to ðam grunde génge

    I would go to the abyss,

    • Cd. 39
    • ;
    • Th. 51, 29
    • ;
    • Gen. 834.
  • Forþ gangan

    to go forward, to continue

    :
  • -- Gange se teám forþ

    let the warranty go forward,

    • L. Ed. 1
    • ;
    • Th. i. 158, 13 : Exon. 14 a
    • ;
    • Th. 27, 5
    • ;
    • Cri. 426.
  • Ic ongitan mihte hu ðis gewinn wolde gangan

    I should be able to know how this labour would turn out,

    • Ps. Th. 72, 13 : 88, 3.
Etymology
[
Piers P. gange, gangen
:
Orm. ganngenn
:
Scot. gan
:
O. Sax. gangan
:
O. Frs. gunga
:
M. H. Ger. gangen
:
O. H. Ger. gangan
:
Goth. gaggan
:
Swed. gånga
:
Icel. ganga
.]
Derived forms
a-gangan, -gongan, æt-, be-, bi-, fór-, fóre-, forþ-, ful-, ge-, in-, of-, ofer-, on-, ongeán-, þurh-, to-, under-, up-, út-, wið-, ymb-, ymbe-
Linked entries
v.  GÁN gancgan gongan.
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