afflire (s.xii1)

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afflire (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 24,253b affligere; Gdf: 1,144b aflire; GdfC: ; TL: 1,193 aflire; DEAF: ; DMF:  afflire / afflict; TLF: ; OED:  afflict v. / afflict a.; MED:  afflight ppl. / afflighten v. / afflict ppl.; DMLBS: 80a affligere ]
aflire;  efflaier; 
pp. afflit  


1to afflict, oppress
( s.xii1; MS: c.1145 ) [...] kar tu nus salvas des afflianz nus, e les haanz nus confundies  68.43.9
( s.xii1; MS: 1155-60 )  Afflisis les pueples, e fors enveias eals (Latin: afflixisti plebes, et emisisti eos)  75.XLIII.2
emotionto afflict, distress
( 1273-82; MS: s.xivex )  (J.C.) Ma flor qui pur giel ne s'esmaie, Mon solail quant iver m'efflaie  1882
2to mortify
( s.xiii2 )  ke frunt cil ermite Ke tant unt la char afflite [...]? Dunke unt la pire vie eslite  5.56

v.n. hurt, be painful
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  la dolor dé dens qui vient del vice de cervel afflit et tient a la fiez pa[r] diz houres […]  i 194


1emotionafflicted, downcast
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Quant li seinz huem venir le vit, Si  (ms. Issi) desiré (=‘déchiré’) e tant aflit  932
( 1435 )  avé donné a nos povres cuers afflictz [...] grant consolacion  438
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