alas (1120-40)

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alas (1120-40)

[ FEW: 5,196a lassus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,752a helas; TL: 5,249 las; DEAF:  las (*); DMF:  alas / hélas; TLF:  hélas; OED:  alas int. and n.; MED:  alas int.; DMLBS: ]
alasse,  allas;  halas;  helas  

interj.

1interj.alas!
( MS: 1120-40 )  Alasse, mezre, cum oi forte aventure!  441
( c.1200; MS: c.1300 )  Alas! chetif! ke ai mesfet!  316
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Ha! Las! Trop lunges dure Lur tresgrant mal aventure  139.53
( s.xiiiex; MS: c.1425 )  [...] hostiller, hé, helas, honour, in istis ‘h’ non debet asspirari  190.7
alas pecchable
pecchable
alas de pité
pité

s.

1woe, tribulation, distress
( c.1245; MS: c.1255 )  de haut chiet hem mut bas, E joie turne tost en allas  1396
( s.xivin; MS: s.xiv1 )  Vus conseilez pur bref solace Ke jeo me mette en long allas  116
alas que
interj.alas that
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  Alas ke humme ne l’entent Solum ceo ke a li apent!  1137
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