dihtere
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
dihtere
dihtnere, es; m. An informant, expounder, disposer, manager, steward; auctor, commentātor, expŏsĭtor, dispensātor Ic wríte swá me ða dihteras sǽdon ðe his líf geornost cúðon I write as the informants who knew his life most accurately told me, Guthl. prol; Gdwin. 4, 23; 6, 8. Dihtere commentātor, expŏsĭtor, Ælfc. Gl. 49; Som. 65, 86; Wrt. Voc. 34, 18. Dihtnere dispensātor, 33; Som. 62, 29; Wrt. Voc. 28, 12. Hwá ys getrýwe and gleáw dihtnere, ðæne se hláford geset ofer his híréd quis est fidēlis dispensātor, et prudens, quem constĭtuet Domĭnus supra famĭliam suam? Lk. Bos. 12, 42: Homl. Th. ii. 344, 5.
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