un-ǽmetta
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
un-ǽmetta
-ǽmta, an; m. Want of leisure for doing, something, occupation, business Unémetta negotia (unemotan negotio, Ep. Gl. 680), Txts. 81, 1371. Gif hit sié se ðe ðæt land hæbbe ðæt hé ðis forgýmeleásie búton hit hæres unǽmetta sié, ðonne ... if it happen that he who has the land neglect this arrangement, unless occupation in connection with the Danes be the cause of the neglect, then ..., Chart. Th. 159, 7. Gif man hwylc metrum cild tó mæssepreóste bringe, ðonne fullie hé hit sóna, and for nǽnigum unǽmtan ne forlǽte [ðæt] hé hit ne fullie if any sick child be brought to a priest, let him baptize it at once, and do not let him be prevented by any occupation from baptizing it, L. E. I. 17; Th. ii. 412, 22. Gif hwá mid hwylcum unǽmtan genýd sý, ðæt hé tó ðære mæssan cuman ne mæge, 39; Th. ii. 438, 1. Misenlíce intingan and unǽmtan oft gelimpaþ diversae causae impediunt, Bd. 4, 5; S. 573, 7.
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