úþ-wita
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
úþ-wita
-weota, an; m. A person distinguished for wisdom or learning in general or in a special branch, a philosopher, scribe, geo- metrician, etc. Se gomola, eald úðwita (cf. fród fæder módsnottor 300, 4; Fä. 1), Exon. Th. 304, 6; Fä. 66. Uðweota a councillor, senator, Andr. Kmbl. 2211; An. 1107. Úðuuta philosophus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 117, 24. Cato wæs openlíce úþwita, Bt. 19; Fox 70, 8: Met. 10, 50. Epicurus se úþwita, Bt. 24, 3; Fox 84, 21, Úre úþwita Plato, 33, 3; Fox 126, 35: 35, 1; Fox 156, 9: Met. 22, 54. Úðwita sophista, Ælfc. Gr. 7; Zup. 24, 8. Gleáwum úðwitum and getincgum gymosophistis et rhetoribus, úðwita gymnosophista, Hpt. Gl. 479, 6-9. Án swíþe wís mon ongan fandigan ánes úþwitan and hine bismerode, for ðam hé hine swá orgellíce up áhóf and bodode ðæs ðe hé úðwita (philosophus ) wǽre; ne cýððe hé hit mid nánum cræftum ... Ðá wolde se wísa mon his fandigan, hwæðer hé swá wís wǽre swá hé self wénde ðæt hé wǽre, Bt. 18, 4; Fox 66, 27-33. Án úðuutta unus scriba, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 8, 19. Úðwitan sophistae, Hpt. Gl. 449, 46. Ðá clypode se apostol ðone úðwitan Graton, Homl. Th. i. 60, 31. Ðæs ðe ús secgaþ béc, ealde úðwitan (historians), Chr. 937; Er1.115, 18: astronomers, Menol. Fox 329; Men. 166. Úþwitan (philosophers ) secgaþ ðæt sió sáwul hæbbe ðrió gecynd, Bt. 33, 4; Fox 132, 3; Met, 20, 184: Homl. Skt. i. 1, 96. Úðweotan (the Jewish scribes and elders ), Elen. Kmbl. 943; El. 473. Úðwuta scribae, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 15, 1. Úðuta (-wutu, Rush.), Mk. Skt. Lind. 1, 22. Úðwutto (-wuta, Rush.), Lk. Skt. Lind. 22, 66. Swá swá úþwitena gewuna is ut geometrae solent, Bt. 34, 4; Fox 138, 28. Sume of úðuutum (-wutum, Rush.) quidam de scribis, Mk. Skt. Lind. 7, 1. Wǽ iúh uuðutum, Mt. Kmbl, Lind. 23, 29. Ic sende tó iúh wítgo and snotre menu and úðuto (scribas ), 23, 34. Úðwiotan his seniores suos, Ps. Surt. 104, 22: 118, 100. [Magy wærenn uþwitess swíþe wise, Orm. 7083.]
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