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un-meaht

  • noun [ feminine ]
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Grammar
un-meaht, -meht, -mieht, -miht, e; f.
Weakness, lack of power
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  • Heora unmiht and heora untrymð is swíðe gemanifealdod

    multiplicatae sunt infirmitates eorum,

      Ps. Th. 15, 3.
  • Biþ geond fingras cele and cneówa unmeht,

      Lchdm. ii. 258, 14.
  • Gif ðé þince ðæt ðú maran lǽcedóm dón ne durre for unmihte ðæs mannes,

      254, 1: Homl. Skt. i. 13, 21.
  • Ðá ongan ic þencan ðæt mé ðæt gelumpe for ðære wíflícan unmihte, ii. 23 b, 411.
  • Ðurh unmihte,

      Homl. Th. ii. 42, 27.
  • Hié ongietaþ hiera unbældo and hiera unmiehte (-mihte, Cott. MSS.)

    infirmitatis suae sunt conscii,

      Past. 32; Swt. 209, 8.
  • Hú magan ða cyningas forhelan hiora unmihte, ðonne hí ne magan nǽnne weorþscipe forþbringan búton heora þegna fultume? Bt. 29,

      1; Fox 104, 13.
  • Óð unmihte,

      Ps. Th. 106, 17.
  • Ne bióð ðæt náne mihta ðæt mon mæge yfel dón, ac beóþ unmihta,

      Bt. 36, 7; Fox 182, 28.
  • Hió his unmehta hine gemyndgaþ

    infirmitatis memoriam ad mentem revocat,

      Past. 65; Swt. 465, 32.
  • Wurþaþ hig þurh ðæs mettruman unmihta beswicene,

      Wulfst. 285, 11.
Etymology
[Monnes unmihte hominis infirmitatem, Kath. 1022. Goth. un-mahts: O. H. Ger. un-maht inbecillitas, inpotentia, infirmitas: Icel. ú-máttr.]
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v. módunmeaht.
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v.  un-miht meaht.
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