geliesan

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Equivalent to ġe- +‎ līesan.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /jeˈli͜yː.sɑn/, [jeˈli͜yː.zɑn]

Verb[edit]

ġelīesan (West Saxon)

  1. to redeem, release, save, spare
  2. to loosen, relax
  3. to dissolve, break

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Further reading[edit]

  • ĠELĒSAN in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary
  • ĠELĪSAN in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary
  • ĠELȲSAN in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary