"Itirty" (itirty) not in any Dictionary

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"Itirty"(itirty): from a Blog talking about the MiddleEnglish Bible days(Tynedale,Wycliffe etc)"Learned Latin Scholars translating their Bible in its 'itirty' " What would "itirty" mean here?

Best answer so far...(an Eastern Metaphor denoting the lowest of the low of Man)He was burnt at the stake :(
...but somehow I think "itirty" could mean something more simple:)(Middle Eng word for entirety???)A further clue:The author of the Blog did use some MiddleEnglish words to create the effect of those days
 

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Itirty???? Never heard that word....
 

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A mispronunciation captured in print for the word "entirety"?

In its entirey = the whole thing.

Just a guess.
 

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A mispronunciation captured in print for the word "entirety"?

In its entirey = the whole thing.

Just a guess.

I absolutely agree. It's either a mishearing or a typo for "entirety".
 

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'Itirty' is not defined anywhere as a word.
Probably a mispronunciation of the number 'thirty'. I say this because they both contain similar letters.
 

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'Itirty' is not defined anywhere as a word.
Probably a mispronunciation of the number 'thirty'. I say this because they both contain similar letters.
You don't think that "translating their Bible in its thirty" sounds a bit odd, then?
 

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"In its entirety" is the perfect phrase in this context.
 

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'Itirty' is not defined anywhere as a word.
Probably a mispronunciation of the number 'thirty'. I say this because they both contain similar letters.
:down: because:

You don't think that "translating their Bible in its thirty" sounds a bit odd, then?

emsr2d2, Barb et al are absolutely right. 'Thirty' would be meaningless in this context. ;-)

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