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under-ginnan

  • verb [ strong ]
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under-ginnan, p. -gann; pl. -gunnon; pp. -gunnen
To begin, attempt
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  • Ic gedyrstlǽhte ðæt ic ðás gesetnysse undergann

    I ventured to attempt this work

    (the translation of a Latin work),
      Homl. Th. i. 2, 27.
  • Gregorius ús trahtnode ðyses godspelles dígelnysse ðus undergynnende: 'Dryhten ús gewilnaþ ... etc.,' 608, 9.
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v.  under-beginnan.
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