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EtymologyEdit

From the noun Old English witt (knowledge, wisdom); see witty, wits, witan) + -nes, akin to Old Norse vitni (whence the Danish vidne and Norwegian Bokmål vitne) and Gothic 𐍅𐌴𐌹𐍄𐍅𐍉𐌸𐍃 (weitwōþs).

NounEdit

witnes f

  1. witness