hwæt
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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hwæt
adj. AddHuæt, huet, huaet licidus, lucidus, Txts. 75, 1223. Hwet licidus, liquidus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 51, 7, 8. Efficax, hwæt, i. citus, expeditus, astutus, acutus, sollers, peritus arud, 142, 54. I. swift Gif hé hwæt biþ, ne tweóþ nǽnne mon hé hwæt ne sié cuicumque velocitas adest, manifestum est esse velocem, Bt. 16, 3; F. 54, 30. Hí mid hwatum hýrsumnesse fét gefolgiað, R. Ben. 20, 3. II. active, nimble Þá handa áwindað þá ðe ǽr hæfdon ful hwæte fingras, Wlfst, 148, 4. III. keen, bold, active Hé úsic gárwígend góde tealde, hwate helmberend, B. 2642: 2517. Ósfriþ his sunu ... se hwatesta fyrdesne filius eius Osfrid, iuuenis bellicosus, Bd. 2, 20; Sch. 184, 11. v. eofor-hwæt, secg-hwæt.
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