mitta
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
mitta
an; m. A measure, both dry and liquid, as for corn, meal, ale, honey; according to one passage it seems equal to two 'ambers' Under mittan sub modio, Wrt. Voc. ii. 85, 9: Hpt. Gl. 505, 4. Under mitte (mytte, Rush), Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 5, 15. Mitta, Mk. Skt. 4, 21: mitto, Lk. Skt. Lind. 11, 33. Sellemon xxx ombra gódes Welesces aloþ, ðet limpaþ tó xv mittan, and mittan fulne huniges, oððe twegen wínes, Chart. Th. 460, 22-28. Mittan bata, Wrt. Voc. ii. 11, 52: chori, 15, 82. His bigleofa wæs ǽlce dæg þrittig mittan clǽnes melowes and sixtig mittan óðres melowes 'Solomon's provision for one day was thirty measures of fine flour, and threescore measures of meal' (1 Kings 4, 22), Homl. Th. ii. 576, 31-32. Hund mittena centum choros, Lk. Skt. 16, 7. Wíf gehýdeþ in meolo mitto þrió mulier abscondit in farinae sata tria, Lind. 13, 21. [Cf. Goth. mitaþs, mitaþjó a measure: O. H. Ger. mezzo: Ger. metze.] v. an- (on-), cyric-, hand-mitta.
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