wita

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See also: witå

Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Old English wīte

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wīta f (genitive wītae); first declension (Medieval Latin)

  1. a fine, an amercement, a mulct (a pecuniary penalty)
  2. a vendetta, a feud

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative wīta wītae
genitive wītae wītārum
dative wītae wītīs
accusative wītam wītās
ablative wītā wītīs
vocative wīta wītae

Synonyms[edit]

  • (fine, amercement, mulct): multa (Classical)

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References[edit]

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “wita”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • Niermeyer, Jan Frederik (1976), “wita”, in Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus (in Latin), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 1,136/2

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

wita

  1. third-person singular present of witaś

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Germanic base: cognate with Old Frisian wita, Old Saxon giwito, Old High German wizo. Related to wit.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wita m (nominative plural witan)

  1. wise man, adviser, counsellor

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Polish[edit]

Verb[edit]

wita

  1. third-person singular present of witać