gebod

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Noun[edit]

gebod n ‎(plural geboden, diminutive gebodje n)

  1. commandment
  2. order

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ge- +‎ bod, from Proto-Germanic *gabudą.

Noun[edit]

gebod n ‎(nominative plural gebodu)

  1. command, order, mandate
    • Be ðæs cyninges gebode. — By the king's command.
    • Abbodissum wé tǽcaþ ðæt hí inholde sín and ðæs hálgan regoles gebodum eallum móde þeówigen, — We teach abbesses to be truly loyal, and to be subservient to the commands of the holy rule with all their mind,