gecierran

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Etymology[edit]

Equivalent to ġe- +‎ ċierran.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /jeˈt͡ʃi͜yr.rɑn/, [jeˈt͡ʃi͜yrˠ.rˠɑn]

Verb[edit]

ġeċierran (West Saxon)

  1. (transitive) to turn back
    (a) to change the direction of
    (b) to repulse
    (c) to return, replace
  2. to go to, visit
  3. (kind or submissive) to turn or convert somebody to (+ tō) something or somebody
  4. (literally or figuratively) to turn, come, or go from (+ of, fram)...to, around, upon (+ tō, ymb, on))
    tō mynstre ġeċyrran
    to go to monastery.
  5. to turn to or from
    (a) to attempt to do, perform (+ tō)
    (b) to cease to do, desist from (+ fram)
  6. to turn to (as for help); to assent to; to be favorable towards

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References[edit]

  • ĠEĊYRRAN in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary
  • ĠEĊIRRAN in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary
  • ĠEĊERRAN in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary