gewitan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From ġe- +‎ wītan. Cognate with Old Saxon giwītan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ġewītan

  1. to look to (as to an intended direction of departure); depart, leave, pass away
    Me lærdon Romane ðæt ic gewat heonon onweg. The Romans advised me to depart away from here.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From ġe- +‎ witan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ġewitan

  1. to know, understand, be familiar with, have knowledge of
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Old Saxon[edit]

Verb[edit]

gewitan

  1. Alternative form of giwitan.