FYRWET
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
FYRWET
-wit, -wyt, es; n. Curiosity; cūriōsĭtas Hyne fyrwet bræc curiosity urged him, Beo. Th. 5562; B. 2784 : 3975; B. 1985. Mec ðæs on worulde full oft fyrwit frineþ my curiosity enquireth very often about this in the world, Salm. Kmbl. 117; Sal. 58. Hine fyrwyt bræc curiosity urged him, Beo. Th. 470; B. 232. He his fyrwites ganges gylt forgeaf he forgave him the guilt of his walk of curiosity, Homl. Th. ii. 138, 24. Þurh fyrwet through curiosity, Exon. 9 a; Th. 6, 30; Cri. 92. [O. Sax. firiwit, m. n : O. H. Ger. firiwizzí, f. cūriōsĭtas, portentum : Icel. fyrir-wissa, f. a foreboding.]
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