sám-wís
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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sám-wís
adj. Dull, foolish Wénaþ sámwíse (cf. ða dysegan men, Bt. 32, 3; Fox 118, 22) ðæt hí on ðís lǽnan mǽgen lífe findan sóþa gesǽlþa. Met. 19, 34. Ða sámwísan (hebetes ) sint tó manianne ðæt hié wilnien tó wiotonne ðæt ðæt hié nyton, Past. 30, l ; Swt. 201, 7. Cf. med-wís.
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