Parche1 (s.xiiiin)

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Parche1 (s.xiiiin)

[ hap]

[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 2124a Parthia ]
Parchie,  Parthe,  Perchie  

Etymologically, it seems likely that these forms should be read with a –t– rather than –c–; however, as this form seems to be represented in a variety of texts, we have chosen not to emend.


1hist.toponymParthia, ancient empire in the area of north-eastern Iran
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Tant a en Parche preechié Que la gent unt mult leissié De plusurs femmes haanter la  9463
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  En Perchie (var. (R: s.xiv1/4) Parthie; (C: s.xiiiex) Parthe; (D: s.xiii2) Parche) reset Chaldee; Astronomie i fu truvee. Arabie est en lui fundee, Ke Saba fu jadis numee  767
( s.xiii3/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  Parthe est une region grant e large en Asie, si dure de Inde jusk'en Mesopotamie  36
parceis  Partein#1 
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