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unna

  • noun [ masculinefeminine ]
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unna, an; m.: unne, an; unn, e; f.
grant, allowance, permission
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  • Ic cýðe eów ðæt hit is mín fulla unna, ðæt heó becweðe hire land

    I declare to you that she has my full permission to bequeathe her land,

      Cod. Dip. Kmbl, iv. 200, 27: 223, 24.
  • Hit is mín unna and mín fulle leáfe ðæt hé dihte privilegium, vi. 203, 23.
  • Mid unnan Godes and his hálgena ... mit unnan hírédes, ii. 58,

      23, 25.
  • Se wæs tó Eoferwícceastre be cinges unnan and ealra his witena tó ærcebisceope gehálgod,

      Chr. 971; Erl. 125, 36.
  • Habban hí ðone feórðan pening be mínre unnan

    omnem quartum nummum fratribus reddendum censeo,

      Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 61, 16.
  • Be mínre unne and gife habban hí and wealdan

    meo concessu et dono habeant et possideant,

    iv.
      200, 7.
  • Hé mid his unne tó Scotlande fór,

      Chr. 1093; Erl. 229, 20.
  • Bútan hé ðæs abbodes unnan begite

    nisi ea abba jubeat,

      R. Ben. 94, 9.
  • Hé eów sige forgeaf þurh unnan ðæs Ælmihtigan,

      Homl. Th. i. 506, 27: Homl. Ski. i. 3, 556.
willingness to give,
pleasure in doing something
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  • Gelǽste hé Gode his teóðunga mid ealre blisse and mid eallum unnan ... Gif hé hit mid unnan and fulre blisse dón wolde,

      L. Edg. S. 1; Th. i. 272, 2, 13.
a grant, what is given
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  • Se ðe ðás gyfu and ðisne unnan wille Gode and sancte Petre ætbrédan,

      Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iv. 276, 31.
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