un-nyt
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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un-nyt
un-nyt; adj. Useless, vain, idle, unprofitable Unnyt sprǽc fabula, Wrt. Voc. ii. 146, 64. Nán bróðor ymbe ídelnesse and unnette sprǽce (unnytte sprǽca, v.l.) beó ... ne biþ hé ná him ánum unnyt ne frater vacet otioso et fabulis ... non solum sibi inutilis est, R. Ben. 74, 15-18. Unlǽde bið on eorðan, unnyt lífes, se þurh ðone cantic ne can Crist geherian, Salm. Kmbl. 42; Sal. 21. Nis him nán wuht unnyt ðæs ðe hé gesceóp, Bt. 39, 5; Fox 218, 17. Ðes wída grund stód ídel and unnyt, Cd. Th. 7, 14; Gen. 106: Beo. Th. 830; B. 413. Unnet gelp, Met. 10, 17. Ádó of his móde fela ðara ymbhogona ðe him unnet sié (cf. ungerisenlíce ymbhogan, Bt. 29, 3; Fox 106, 19), 16, 6: 22, 10. Hit wæs unnet gebod, Bt. 41, 3; Fox 246, 32. Se unnytta and forhogoda inrita, Wrt. Voc. ii. 48, 65. His word beóð gehwyrfedo tó unnyttre ofersprǽce, Past. 21; Swt. 165, 17. Ðý unnyttan nugaci, Wrt. Voc. ii. 94, 69. Gehæft mid ðære unnyttan lufe ðisse middangeardes, Bt. 34, 8; Fox 144, 25. Unnytne gefeán, Met. 5, 27. Unnytne andan, Bt. 39, 3; Fox 214, 33. Unnetne, Met. 28, 52. Hwæþer ðæt sié tó talianne wáclíc and unnyt num imbecillum, ac sine viribus aestimandum est? Bt. 24, 4; Fox 86, 16. Ðone ídelan hlísan and ðone unnyttan gilp, 19; Fox 68, 21. Ðone unnyttan þeówan inutilem servum, Mt. Kmbl. 25, 30. Hí lufiaþ ðæt hí sýn ídle and unnytte inutiles facti sunt, Ps. Th. 13, 4. Unnetta saca vain disputes, Met. 25, 44. Heora hǽþenan gild wǽron ídelu and unnyt, Blickl. Homl. 223, 2. Áfyr fram ðé ða yfelan sǽlþa and ða unnettan, and eác ða unnettan ungesǽlþa, Bt. 6; Fox 14, 32. Ðonne ðæt mód bið on monig tódǽled, hit bið on ánes hwæm ðý unnyttre ... Oft ðonne mon forlét ða fæstrǽdnesse ... hine spænð his mód tó swíðe monegum unnyttum weorce ... Hé swíður his mód gebint tó ðǽm unnyttan (-nyttran, Hatt. MS.) weorcum ðonne hé ðyrfe, Past. 4; Swt. 36; 14-21. Rǽd biþ nyttost, yfel unnyttost, Exon. Th. 341, 2; Gn. Ex. 120. Ðæs hádes men ðe hwýlum wǽron nyttoste ... syndon nú unnyttaste, L. I. P. 14; Th. ii. 322, 21. [O. E. Homl. un-nit, -net, -nut: A. R. un-nut, -net: Orm. un nitt: Goth. un-nutis inutilis: O. H. Ger. un-nuz[z] inutilis, cassus, otiosus, ignavus: Icel. ú-nýtr.] v. next word.
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