hunta
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hunta
an; m. A hunter Hunta venator, Ælfc. Gr. 36; Som. 38, 43; Wrt. Voc. 73, 43. Ǽnne cræft ic cann. Hunta ic eom unam artem scio. Venator sum, Coll. Monast. Th. 21, 1-6: 22, 27. Wé lǽraþ ðæt preóst ne beó hunta ne hafecere we enjoin that a priest be not a hunter nor a hawker [cf. Chaucer's Monk: 'He ȝaf nat of that text a pulled hen, That seith, that hunters been noon holy men'], L. Edg. C. 64; Th. ii. 258, 7. Eal wéste búton ðǽr huntan gewícodon oððe fisceras, Ors. 1, 1; Swt. 17, 29. Wéste land bútan fiscerum and fugelerum and huntum, Swt. 17, 26. Bethsaida is gereht domus venatorum ðæt is huntena hús, Shrn. 78, 9. [Ðá són ðǽræfter ða sǽgon and hérdon fela men feole huntes hunten. Ða huntes wǽron swarte and micele and ládlíce, Chr. 1127; Erl. 256, 28. Laym. hunte; pl. hunten: Orm. hunnte: Chauc. hunte.] v. hwæl-hunta.
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