scytta
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
scytta
an; m. A shooter, an archer Sagittarius ðæt is scytta, Lchdm. iii. 246, 2. Strǽlbora and scytta arcister, Wrt. Voc. ii. 7, 32. Ðá gebende án scytta his bogan, Homl. Skt. i. 18, 219. On scyttan fæn, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 132, 22. On scyttan mere; ðæt on scyttan dúne, 381, 11. Wulfsiges módor scyttan, vi. 212, 5. Ðá gegaderade Regulus ealle ða scyttan ðe on ðæm færelte wǽron, ðæt hié (the serpent ) mon mid flánum ofercóme, Ors. 4, 6; Swt. 174, 5. Wǽron on his fyrdinge twelf þúsenda scyttena, Homl. As. 104, 55. [Alle þe scutten, Laym. 27046. O. H. Ger. scuzzo sagittarius: Icel. skyti one who shoots or hurls.]
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