neosian

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *neusōną. Cognate with Old Saxon niusōn. Compare nēosan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

nēosian

  1. to seek, go to
    • c.960-990, Cynewulf, "The Fates of the Apostles", The Exeter Book
      Ic sceall feor heonan, / an elles forð, eardes neosan
      For I shall fare far hence alone unto an alien land

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