geap

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *gaupaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ġēap

  1. crooked, bent, curved
    Geap stæf.
    A crooked staff.
  2. symbolically crooked; devious, cunning
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *gap-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ġeap

  1. broad, open, spacious
    Gim sceal on hringe standan, steap and geap
    A gem shall stand out on a ring, high and broad.
    (Maxims II)

Noun[edit]

ġeap f (nominative plural ġeapa)

  1. An expanse, room, or space
Inflection[edit]
Synonyms[edit]
Related terms[edit]