wit englannista suomeksi
Intellectual ability; faculty of thinking, reasoning.
The ability to think quickly; mental cleverness, especially under short time constraints.
Intelligence; common sense.
1460-1500, ''The Towneley Plays''ː
- I give the wit, I give the strength, of all thou seest, of breadth and length; thou shalt be wonder-wise, mirth and joy to have at will, all thy liking to fulfill, and dwell in paradise.
1609, (w), ''(w)''http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/sonnets/sonnet_view.php?Sonnet=23:
- O, learn to read what silent love hath writ:
- To hear with eyes belongs to love's fine wit.
Humour, especially when clever or quick.
(quote-av)|title=(w)|season=7|number=14|writer=(w)|date=04 February 1996|section=production code 3F13|passage=''Evelyn Peters:'' "Don't worry, Marge. Her idea of wit is nothing more than an incisive observation humorously phrased and delivered with impeccable timing".
1991, (w), ''Liar (novel)|The Liar'', p. 37:
- ...the cemetery—which people of shattering wit like Sampson never tired of calling ‘the centre of town’...
A person who tells funny anecdotes or jokes; someone witty.
(RQ:Jonson Poetaster) Can thy Author doe it impudently enough? / ''Hiſt''''rio''. O, I warrant you, Captaine: and ſpitefully inough too; he ha's one of the moſt ouerflowing villanous wits, in ''Rome''. He will ſlander any man that breathes; If he diſguſt him. / ''Tucca''. I'le know the poor, egregious, nitty Raſcall; and he haue ſuch commendable Qualities, I'le cheriſh him: (..)
1611, (w), Exodus 2:3–4:
- And when she could not longer hide him, she took for him an ark of bulrushes, and daubed it with slime and with pitch, and put the child therein; and she laid it in the flags by the river's brink. And his sister stood afar off, to wit what would be done to him.
1849, Gabriel Rossetti|Dante Gabriel Rossetti, ''St. Luke the Painter'', lines 5–8
- but soon having wist
- How sky-breadth and field-silence and this day
- Are symbols also in some deeper way,
- She looked through these to God and was God’s priest.
(pronunciation spelling of)
''Wénten wit poh akéh ring Nagara.''
There are many mango trees in Nagara.
(alternative form of)
having a relatively light skin colour
clear-lighted, not dark at all
(''short for (m)'')
*2011, Esther Schenk, ''Straatwaarde'', Luitingh-Sijthoff B.V., (ISBN).
2014, Helen Vreeswijk, ''Overdosis'', Unieboek | Het Spectrum, (ISBN).
(nl-verb form of)
''Akèh wit pelem ing Semarang.''
There are many mango trees in Semarang.
pale (of skin)