witan
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witan
. I I. AddÞonne hit lǽsse is tó witenne þonne hit sý eác tó bodianne cum minus sit nosse, quam etiam pronuntiare, Gr. D. 138, 2. 2. Ðæt gé magon witan eówerne Scyppend mid sóðum geleáfan, Hex. 2, 9. 4. Hé wát hine sylfne on synnum tó fúlne, Wlfst. 38, 15. Mid þý þá heó þone munuc þǽr wiste, Hml. S. 33, 62. Ánne cniht þone þe heó getreówost wiste, 94. Se mon sé þe his gefán hámsittendne wite, Ll. Th. i. 90, 3. 8. with gen. , cf. nytan 4. is lǽsse, man wite gehwæt hwylces, þonne sý, his man wite and eác bodie, Gr. D. 138, 4. Hit is earfoð tó witane þára biscopa þe þǽr tó cómon, Chr. 1050; P. 170, 26. III. AddHwylc man is þe his gewit wát. . . quis si sanum sapiat, Gr. D. 321, 14. Wíf ic lǽrde hié heora weras lufedan and him ege tó wíston, Bl. H. 185, 23. Hú mycelne ege wé sceolon witan (hú micel ege sí tó hæbbenne, v.l.) tó þám hálgum werum quantis sit viris sanctis timor exhibendus, Gr. D. 63, 6.
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