wit
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wit
witt, es; n. I. right mind, wits Wóde hé gehǽlde, and on witte gebróhte, Homl. Skt. i. 15, 7. II. wit, intelligence, understanding Ðæs ðú scealt werhðo dreógan, þeáh ðín wit duge, Beo. Th. 1183; B. 589. III. the mind Ðeós gítsunc hafaþ gumena gehwelces mód ámerred, ðæt hé máran ne récð, ac hit on witte weallende byrnð, Met. 8, 45. [O. Frs. wit; O. H. Ger. wizzi ingenium, ratio: Icel. vit consciousness, sense, understanding: Goth. un-witi ignorance, foolishness.] v. ge-wit; bil-, fyr-wit.
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