wit
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Pronoun
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wit
pers. pron. We two, 1. I and thou, a. alone Ðæt hí sýn án swá wyt sýn án, Jn. Skt. 17, 22. Abram cwæð tó Lothe: 'Wyt sind gebróðru,' Gen. 13, 8. Wit, Cd. Th. 114, 14; Gen. 1904. Geþenc hwæt wit sprǽcon, Beo. Th. 2957; B. 1476: Exon. Th. 172, 18; Gú. 1145. Wit baru standaþ, Cd. Th. 50, 20; Gen. 811. b. with numeral forms Wit bútú sprecaþ, Cd. Th. 36, 20; Gen. 574: 52, 3; Gen. 838. Ne forlǽte ic ðé, þenden wit lifiaþ bú, 136, 11; Gen. 2256. 2. I and he (she), a. alone Ðá becóme wit tó ðam inneran dǽle ðæs wéstenes ðǽr uncer hlǽfdige wæs, and wit wǽron belocene in carcerne, Shrn. 38, 20: Gen. 41, 12. Rincas míne, restaþ incit hér, wit (Isaac and I ) eft cumaþ, Cd. Th. 174, 21; Gen. 2882: 152, 31; Gen. 2529: Beo. Th. 1074; B. 535. b. with numeral forms Ic wæs gehloten mid ánum wífe in ánes ceorles þeówdóme. Ðá wǽron wit twégen on ánum olfende, Shrn. 38, 14. Ic gean intó Élíg, ðér mínes hláfordes líchoma rest, ðara þreó landa ðe wit bútá geheótan Gode, Chart. Th. 524, 20. Ðá bær unc mon liþ forþ, and wit bú druncan, Bd. 5, 3; S. 616, 31. c. with the name of the person associated with the speaker Wit Scilling for uncrum sigedryhtne song áhófan, Exon. Th. 324, 31; Víd. 103. d. with name and numeral Wit Adam twá eaples þigdon, Cd. Th. 290, 6; Sat. 411. [Gif þu me dest woh and wit beon anes lauerdes men, O. E. Homl. i. 33, 1. Þe bet wit (he and I; we, 2nd MS.) mawen libben, Laym. 9515. Wit (we, 2nd MS.) tweie, 23653. Witt ne muȝhenn tæmenn, Orm. 202. Wit beoð ifestnet and þe cnotte is icnut bituhhen unc tweien, Kath. 1512. Ðo quat Laban: 'Frend sule wit ben and trewðe pligt nu unc bitwen, Gen. and Ex. 1775. Goth. O. Sax. wit: Icel. vit.] v. unc, wé.
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