Old English/Verbs/List of verbs with dative or accusative objects

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Verbs which may take either dative or accusative objects.

  1. metgian
    1. w.dat. - to assign due measure
      1. þonan metgaþ ǣlcum be his geƿyrhtum - thence assigns to each due measure according to his deserts
    2. w.acc.
      1. to moderate, regulate
        1. se ilca God sē þæt eall metgaþ - the same God who regulates all that
      2. to measure in the mind, consider, meditate upon
        1. ic on þīnre sōþfæstnesse symble metgode - I continually meditate on your truth