beneotan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bineutaną, equivalent to be- +‎ nēotan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

benēotan

  1. to deprive of (+ dative)
    Ic hine sweorde swebban nelle, aldre beneotan þeah ic eal mæge. With my sword I shall not slay him, deprive him of life, though I am fully capable. (Beowulf, ll. 679-80)

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