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wlítan

  • verb [ strong ]
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Grammar
wlítan, p. wlát, pl. wliton
Wright's OE grammar
§490;
To look, gaze,
absolute
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  • Þeóda wlítaþ,

      Exon. Th. 221, 28; Ph. 341.
with prep. (adv.)
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  • Ðú on magan wlítest,

      Cd. Th. 144, 26; Gen. 2395.
  • Wuhta gehwylc on weoruld wlíteþ,

      Met. 31, 14.
  • Hé wlít ofer ealle ða ðe ealre eorðan ymbhwyrft búiaþ

    respexit super omnes qui habitant orbrm,

      Ps. Th. 32, 12.
  • Ðissum idesum ðe wé on wlítaþ,

      Cd. Th. 150, 32; Gen. 2500.
  • On ða synwyrcend wlítaþ,

      Exon. Th. 68, 18; Cri. 1105.
  • Wlát wítga geond þeódland, óþ ðæt hé gestarode, ðǽr gestaþelad wæs æþelíc ingong,

      19, 25; Cri. 306.
  • Hió wlát ofer ealle,

      Elen. Kmbl. 770; El. 385.
  • Hé tó heofenum wlát,

      Byrht. Th. 136, 56; By. 172.
  • Hé æfter recede wlát,

      Beo. Th. 3149; B. 1572.
  • Ða ðe on holm wliton,

      3189; B. 1592.
  • Wlítan on Wíláf,

      5696; B. 2852: Cd. Th. 145, 8; Gen. 2402.
  • Heó swá wíde wlítan meahte ofer heofonríce,

      38, 18; Gen. 608.
  • Wlítan in wuldre

    to see heaven,

      290, 2; Sat. 409.
  • Fleóhnet, ðæt hé mihte wlítan ðurh on ǽghwylcne, and on hyne nǽnig monna cynnes, Judth. Thw. 22, 5; Jud. 49. (2 a) amplified by the addition of eágum :-- Hé ofer ealle þeóde eágum wlíteþ

    oculi ejus super gentes respiciunt,

      Ps. Th. 65, 6.
  • Hý geseóð hyra cyning, eágum on wlítaþ,

      Exon. Th. 352, 7; Sch. 94.
  • On ðone eágum wlát cining,

      Cd. Th. 7, 15; Gen. 106.
  • Wlít (háwa,

      Bt. 4; Fox 8, 20) on moncyn mildum eágum, Met. 4, 54.
  • Hý wénaþ ðæt hý on eálond sum eágum wlíten,

      Exon. Th. 360, 28; Wal. 12.
  • Eágum wlítan on,

      Cd. Th. 107, 25; Gen. 1794: 109, 19; Gen. 1825.
Etymology
[Icel. líta to look.]
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v. be-, geond-, þurh-wlítan; wlátian.
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