fyrn-wita
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
fyrn-wita
-wiota, -weota, an; m. An ancient sage, old counsellor, prophet; antīquus săpiens Fród fyrnwiota a wise old counsellor, Elen. Kmbl. 875; El. 438. Dauid cyning, fród fyrnweota king David, the prudent prophet, 685; El. 343. Wæs fródan fyrnwitan feorh úþgenge life was departed from the wise old counsellor, Beo. Th. 4252; B. 2123. Fróde fyrnweotan wise ancient sages, Andr. Kmbl. 1567; An. 785. Wæs se wítedóm þurh fyrnwitan sungen the prophecy was sung by old seers, Elen. Kmbl. 2305; El. 1154.
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