wyrhta
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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wyrhta
an ; m. I. a wright, workman, artificer, labourer, one who works at some trade Wyrhta operarius, Wrt. Voc. i. 73, 25 : opifex, 47, 10. Yldest wyrhta architectus, 19, 14 : 47, 11. Se wyrhta (operarius ) ys wyrðe hys metes, Mt. Kmbl. 10, 10. Wyrihte faber, Mk. Skt. Lind. 6, 3. Wrihtes fabri, p. 3, 8. Micel gedál is on ðam mægene ðæs dæghwamlícan wyrhtan and ðæs ídlan, Lchdm. ii. 84, 18. Hé wæs ðæs wyrhtan sunu (the carpenter's son ), Nicod. 2 ; Thw. 1, 21. Smiðes ł wyrchta (fabri ) sunu, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 13, 55. Hond bið gelǽred, wís and gewealden, swá bið wyrhtan ryht, sele ásettan, Exon. Th. 296, 5; Crä. 46. Gif ðú wénst ðætte wundorlíce gerela hwelc weorþmynd sié, ðonne telle ic ðú weorþmynd ðæm wyrhtan ðe hié worhte, næs náðe (igeniun mirabor artificis ), Bt. 14, 1 ; Fox 42, 19. Mon sceal simle tó beregafole ágifan æt ánum wyrhtan (the labourer who is the tenant of land. Cf. Hér synd gewriten ða gerihta ðæ ða ceorlas sculan dón tó Hysseburnan. Æt ælcan híwisce ... þreó pund gauolbæres, Chart. Th. 145, 1.) six pund wǽga, L. In. 59; Th. i. 140, 5. Eálá góde wyrhtan (operarii ) ... ðis geþeaht ic sylle eallum wyrhtum, ðæt ánra gehwylc cræft his geornlíce begange; for ðam se ðe cræft his forlǽt, hé byþ forlǽten fram ðam cræfte, Coll. Monast. Th. 31, 21-35. Ðone stán, ðe hine wyrhtan áwurpan lapidem quem reprobaverunt aedificantes, Ps. Th. 117, 21 : Exon. Th. 1, 3; Cri. 2. Micel ríp ys, and feáwa wyrhtena (operarii pauci ), Mt. Kmbl. 9, 37. Áhýrian wyrhtan on his wíngeard, 20, 1. II. a maker, producer, author, creator, fabricator Wróhtes wyrhtan, fyrnsynna fruman (the devil ), Exon. Th. 263. 7; Jul. 346. Wyrhtan fabricatores (falsitatum ), Hpt. Gl. 505, 64. On wyrhte gileáfes in auctorem fidei, Rtl. 27, 29. II a. used of the Deity, the Creator, Maker :-- Se wyrhta, Cd. Th. 8, 17; Gen. 125 : 265, 27; Sat. 14. Werhta operator, Kent. Gl. 808. Drihten, ælmihtiga God, wyrhta and wealdend ealra gesceafta, Bt. 42; Fox 260, 1 : L. Eth. vi. 42; Th. i. 326, 13 : L. I. P. 1; Th. ii. 304, 2 : Cd. Th. 301, 21; Sat. 585. Wuldres wyrhta, Exon. Th. 206, 21; Ph. 130. Wealdend and wyrhta wuldorþrymmes, Andr. Kmbl. 649; An. 325 : 1403; An. 702. Wyrhta and Sceppend weorulde þisse, Met. 29, 82. III. a doer, worker Cwealmes wyrhta a murderer, Cd. Th. 61, 29; Gen. 1004. Ealle ða ðe unrihtes wǽran wyrhtan omnes discedentes a justificationibus tuis, Ps. Th. 118, 118. Mánes wyrhtan peccatores, 100, 8. [O. Sax. wurhtio : O. H. Ger. wurhto.] v. ceaster-, efen-, esne-, firen-, for-, ge-, gegader-, heáfod-, hróf-, ísen-, leþer-, lyge-, mán-, meter-, mid-, scip-, sealm-, smeá-, stán-, teld-, tigel-, treów-, unlyb-, unriht-, wægn-, weall-, web-wyrhta.
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