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be-ginnan

  • verb [ strong ]
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Grammar
be-ginnan, ic -ginne, ðú -ginnest, -ginst, he -ginneþ, -gineþ, -ginþ, pl. -ginnaþ, -ginaþ ; p. -gan, pl. -gunnon; pp. -gunnen; v. a. [be, ginnan, q. v.]
Wright's OE grammar
§59;
To BEGIN; incipere
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  • Nóe ðá began to wircenne ðæt land

    Noe tunc cæpit exercere terram,

      Gen. 9, 20 : 18, 27 : Hy. 10, 36; Hy. Grn. ii. 293, 36.
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v. on-ginnan.
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v.  be-gan be-gunnon.
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  • be-ginnan, v.