arvaire (c.1170)

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arvaire (c.1170)

[ FEW: 25,87b arbitrium; Gdf: 1,416a arvoire; GdfC: ; TL: 1,557 arvoire 1; DEAF: ; DMF:  auvoirie; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 116c arbitrium ]
arvair,  arveir,  arvere,  arveire,  arvir,  arvele  1079  


1doubt, uncertainty
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Tel duel ne veistes femme faire: Ses dras depecer […] De sa vie ert grant a.  7746
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  Li angle […] si li tolt arveir e dute  7326
2illusion, figment of the imagination
( 1190-93; MS: s.xiv1 )  Ceo que hom veit, ceo deit hom crere, Kar ceo n’est par sunge ne arveire  78
en arvaire
1doubtful, uncertain
( 1212; MS: 1212-13 )  E si ne sui pas en arvaire Que l’en n’i truisse bone gent  404
( 1214; MS: 1214-16 )  Lors fut G. en grant arvaire Desquant soi vit en tel destreit  428
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  Asquanz erent en arveir, Mais Deu a un mustra le veir  5788
sanz arvaire
( 1214; MS: 1214-16 )  ço sereit, tot sanz arvaire, A l’evangile apert contraire  2683
al mien arvaire
1in my opinion
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Un autre (=anel) en porterez, meillor al mien arvir (var. (O,H: s.xiiim,s.xiiim) avir)  2053
avir  awer 
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