neósian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
neósian
p. ode with gen. acc. or clause. I. to search out, find out by enquiry or inspection, to inspect Wolde neósian Nergend, hwæt his bearn dyde, Cd. Th. 53, 2 ; Gen. 855. Gewát neósian heán húses hú hit Hring-Dene gebún hæfdon he came and inspected the lofty house, how the Hring-Danes had ordered it, Beo. Th. 230; B. 115. II. to seek, visit a. a place Wæs his gewuna ðæt Norþanhymbra mǽgþe sóhte and neósode solebat Nordanhymbrorum provincian revisere, Bd. 3, 23; S. 554, 7. Gewiton him wígend wíca neósian, Frysland geseón, Beo. Th. 2255; B. 1125. b. a person Mannes sunu ðe ðú neósast (visitas ), Ps. Th. 8, 5. Neósode hé min eft me revisens, Bd. 5, 6; S. 619, 43. Se hine ǽghwylce daga neósade, Exon. Th. 162, 11 ; Gú. 974. Hwílum mennisce áras neósedon (hine or his), 157, 16 ; Gú. 892. Ic wæs on ðæm carcerne and gé min neósodon, L. E. I. 32 ; Th. ii. 428, 29. Se leófa cuma se ðe gewunade úre bróðer neósian (visitare ), Bd. 4, 3 ; S. 568, 17. Ðone ðe hí untrumne neósian cóman, 4, 11 ; S. 579, 40 : R. Ben. 17, 2. Ðonne Drihten úre hwylces neósian wille, Blickl. Homl. 125, 13. III. to seek with hostile intent (cf. sécan), to visit with calamity, disease, etc. Leomu hefegedon, hé gecneów ðæt hine ælmihtig ufan neósade (cf. the phrase the visitation of God ), Exon. Th. 159, 24; Gú. 931. Ðǽr Ongenþeów Eofores niósade (MS. niosað), Beo. Th. 4966 ; B. 2486. [O Sax. niusón.] v. ge-neósian and preceding word.
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