ge-witan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Preterite-Present
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-witan
p. -wiste To understand, know; scire Hí woldon gewitan hwæt ðæt wǽre dignoscere quid esset, Bd. 3, 8; S. 532, 7; 4, 18; S. 587, 1; Beo. Th. 2705; B. 1350. Giuta scire, Rtl. 5, 18. Gif hwá gewilnigeþ to gewitane hú gedón mann he wæs if any one wants to know what sort of man he was, Chr. 1086; Erl. 221, 10. Ðone woeg giwutun viam scitis, Jn. Skt. Rush. 14, 4. Gewiste sciens, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 16, 8: Exon. 108 a; Th. 412, 14; Rä. 30, 14. Embihtmen giwistun ministri sciebant, Jn. Skt. Rush. 2, 9. Ðæt ne sé gewitten quod non scietur, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 10, 26. Gá and gewite go and get to know, Ap. Th. 13, 24.
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