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English

Etymology 1

From Old English wītan, derived from Old English wite.

Pronunciation

Alternative spellings

Verb

Infinitive
to wite

Third person singular
wit

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to wite (third-person singular simple present wit, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (chiefly Template loop detected: Template:context 2) To blame; to regard as guilty.

Etymology 2

Old English wite.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
wite

Plural
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  1. (chiefly Template loop detected: Template:context 2) Blame, responsibility

Etymology 3

Old English witan

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to wite

Third person singular
wit

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to wite (third-person singular simple present wit, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To go, go away, depart, perish, vanish

Old English

Etymology

Cognate with Old Frisian wîte, Old Saxon wîti (Dutch wijte), Old High German wîzi, Old Norse víti.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /'wi:te/

Noun

wīte n. (plural wītu)

  1. punishment, torment

Scots

Alternative spellings

Etymology

From Old English.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /wʌɪt/

Verb

wite

  1. To blame; to regard as guilty.

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