nán-wiht
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun, Pronoun, Adverb
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
nán-wiht
nán-uht. I. as subst. nothing Nánwiht nihil, Wrt. Voc. i. 47, 32. Heó hire self gecýþ ðæt heó nánwuht ne biþ she herself shews that she is nothing, Bt. 20; Fox 70, 24. Ðú wéndest ðæt ðé nánwuht unrihtlíces on becuman ne mihte, 7, 3 ; Fox 22, 15 : 16, 3 ; Fox 56, 31: 38, 2 ; Fox 198, 6. Ðæt gecynd nyle nǽfre nánwuht wiðerweardes lǽtan gemengan, 16, 3; Fox 54, 36. Hió nánwuht elles ne lufaþ bútan ðé, 10; Fox 28, 24. Hé nánwuht ealles (nothing at all ) næbbe ymbe tó sorgienne, 11, 1 ; Fox 32, 12. Hié hiora nánwuht ongiotan ne meahton, Past. Swt. 5, 12. Ðone ðe ðú nánwiht yfles on nystest, Blickl. Homl. 85, 36. Nánuht berendes, ne wíf ne niéten, ne mehton nánuht libbendes geberan, Ors. 4, 1 ; Swt. 158, 18. Nánuht ágiefan nolde ðæs ðe hié béna wǽron, 3, 11 ; Swt. 146, 35. Gé nánuht nabbaþ fæstes ne stronges, 2, 4 ; Swt. 74, 28. The Northern gospels have nǽniht (from nǽnig?) :-- Nǽniht unmæht biþ nihil impossibile erit, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 17, 20. Tó nówihte ł nǽnihte ad nihilum, 5, 13. Bibeód him ðæt nǽniht (ne ǽniht, Lind.) hiǽ gilǽdde on woeg praecepit ne quid tollerent in via, Mk. Skt. Rush. 6, 8. Náneht ł ne óht (nǽniht ł nóht, Rush.) nullam, Lk. Skt. Lind. 23, 22. II. as an adverb, nothing, not at all, no whit Hé his godcundnesse nánwiht ne gewanode he no whit diminished his divinity, Blickl. Homl. 91, 9. Ne gefyrenodest ðú nánwuht thou hast done no sin, 235, 34. v. ná-wiht.
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