un-wita
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
un-wita
an; m. A foolish, stupid, witless person, a fool Se unwita insipiens, Ps. Lamb. 13, 1. Eorp unwita, Exon. Th. 433, 21; Rä. 50, 11. Gebíg fram unwitan (insensato ), and ðú ná wiþerast on stuntnysse his, Scint. 188, 11. Wé lǽraþ ðæt preósta gehwilc tó sinoðe gefædne man tó cnihte and nǽnigne unwitan ðe disig lufige, L. Edg. C. 4 ; Th. ii. 244, 14. Gif hit unwitan ǽnige hwíle healdaþ bútan hæftum, hit ðurh hróf wadeþ, bærneþ boldgetimbru, Salm. Kmbl. 821; Sal. 410. [Gif eni unweote acseð ou of hwat ordre ȝe beon, A. R. 8, 22. Oðre þurh wicchecreftes biȝulið unweoten (-witen, MS. R.), Kath. 1054. Unweoten buten wit, Marh. 6, 11. O. H. Ger. un-wizzo inscius, ignavus: Icel. ú-viti an idiot, a witless person; ú-vita senseless, insane.]
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