wísa
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wísa
an; m. A leader, director, captain Wæs Cainan æfter Enose aldordéma, weard and wísa, Cd. Th. 70, 22; Gen. 1157. Ðú eart eallum eorðbúendum weard and wísa, 251, 19; Dan. 566. Enoch ealdordóm áhó;f, folces wísa, 73, 2 ; Gen. 1198. Leóda aldor, herges wísa, freom folctoga, 178, 18; Exod. 13: 228, 16; Dan. 203. Mægenes wísa, 260, 2; Dan. 703. Elamitarna ordes wísa, 121, 3 ; Gen. 2004. Ríces hyrde, werodes wísa, 194, 9 ; Exod. 258: Beo. Th. 523 ; B. 259: Exon. Th. 296, 22; Crä. 55. Þeóda wísan, 196, 9; Az. 171. Weorces wísan, Cd. Th. 101, 28; Gen. 1689. [O. Sax. balu-wíso (the devil): O. H. Ger. wíso dux: Icel. vísi (poet.) a guide, leader, captain.] -v. brim-, camp-, cræt-, ealdor-, fyrd-, heáfod-, here-, hilde, mægen-, scrid-wísa.
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