witig
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
witig
wittig; adj. I. having knowledge, wisdom, sense; sagacious, wise Stán witig werede and worde cwæð, Andr. Kmbl. 1485; An. 744. Swilce wittige ł gleáwe leorneras velut sagaces (prudentes) gymnosophistas, Hpt. Gl. 404, 76. ¶ as an epithet of the Deity (cf. witte of witty God, Piers P. 15, 126) :-- -Witig God, Cd. Th. 182, 24; Exod. 80: Ps. Th. 77, 20: Exon. Th. 14, 29; Cri. 226: Beo. Th. 1375; 6. 685: 2116; B. 1056. Witig Drihten, 3113; B. 1554: Hy. 4, 6: Exon. Th. 379, 12; Deór. 32: Cd. Th. 179, 8; Exod. 25: 241, 14; Dan. 404. Wittig (wigtig, MS.), Beo. Th. 3687; B. 1841. Witig Wuldorcyning, Cd. Th. 242, 30; Dan. 427. II. in one's wits, in one's right mind Wearð his suna wittig, Homl. Skt. i. 7, 428. [Wygar þe witeȝe (wittye, 2nd MS.) wurhte, Laym. 21134. Mine wise and mine witie (wittye, 2nd MS.) men, 15829. Witti and wise, Kath. 315. Ich am witi and wot al þat to cumen is, O. and N. 1189. Ȝe wise men and witty of the lawe, Piers P. C. 10, 51. O. Sax. witig, wittig: O. H. Ger. wizíg, wizzíg solers, sapiens: Icel. vitugr.] v. for-, fore-, ge-, un-witig, -wittig.
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