Wintan-ceaster
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
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Wintan-ceaster
(Wintun-, Winta (-e, -i), Win-), e: Wænte, an; f. Winchester. [The name is got from the earlier Venta of Roman Britain. This form occurs in Latin works, e. g. : In Venta civitate, Bd. 4, 15: Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 300, 16. Monasterium in Wenta positum, vi. 29, 16. Also the adjective Wentanus (Uentanus, Bd. 5, 18), e. g. : Wentanus episcopus, v. 82, 14. Wentana ecclesia, ii. 210, 3 : v. 45, 3. Wentana civitas, ii. 140, 9: 220, 28. Urbs Wentana, iii. 326, 10: iv. 45, 7. Wentana sedes, v. 169, 16. And Wentana is used as the name of the place, e. g. : Wentanae monasterium, iii. 8, 13. But Latinized forms of the English word are used; Wintonia is often found in the charters; the form Wincestria occurs v. 167, 7, and the adjective Wintancestrensis 90, 29.] In ciuitate opinatissima quae Winteceaster nuncupatur, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. ii. 195, 35. Belumpon hí (the South Saxons) ǽr tó Wintanceastre biscopscíre ad civitatis Ventanae parochiam pertinebant , Bd. 5, 18; S. 639, 14. Daniel Wæntan biscop, Chr. 731; Erl. 47, 11. Intó Wintanceastre, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. ii. 114, 26: iii. 111, 29. Gange án gemet swilce man on Lundenbyrig and on Wintanceastre (Winta-, v. l. ) healde, L. Edg. ii. 8; Th. i. 270, 2. Seó gerǽdnys ðe Cnut cyningc gerǽdde on Wintanceastre (Win-, v. l. ), L. C. E. proem. ; Th. i. 358, 7. Cénwalh hét átimbran ða ciricean on Wintunceastre (Wintan-, v. l. ), Chr. 643 ; Erl. 26, 9. Hér Danihel gesæt on Wintanceastre, 744; Erl. 48, 1. Hedde heóld ðone biscopdóm on Wintaceastre (Wintan-, v. l. ), 703; Erl. 42, 22. Hí West-Seaxna bisceopum underþeódde wǽron, ða ðe on Wintaceastre wǽron, Bd. 4, 15 ; S. 583, 35. Tó Wintaceastre (Winte-, v. l. ) .vi. myneteras, L. Ath. i. 14 ; Th. i. 206, 31 : Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 326, 16. Winteceastre, ii. 176, 11: v. 163, 11. Tó ealdan mynstære tó Winticeastræ, ii. 127, 12. Syþþan ðæt gemót wæs on Winceastre, L. C. S. 30 ; Th. i. 392, 26. Ðes Swíðún wæs bisceop on Winceastre, Homl. Skt. i. 21, 14. Æðelwold biscop on Winceastre, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. vi. 207. 6.
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