hai1 (s.xii3/4)

Browse the Dictionary


Search Results

Your search results will appear here.

hai1 (s.xii3/4)


[ FEW: 4,361a ha /22/i,64b exclamations; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: 1,225 ai! /4,1043 hay!; DEAF: H25 hai /H27 haï /H33 haie 2; DMF:  ; TLF:  aïe; OED:  ay int.; MED:  ei; DMLBS: ]
haie,  hahy,  hay  


1ah! alas! (to express grievance)
( s.xii3/4; MS: s.xiv2 )  Hay! Dieus sovereins, Pier[e] esperitables, Tant est cist siecle faus, cheitis e deceivables  740
( s.xiiiin; MS: c.1300 )  'Hai!, mere', fet il, 'mar fustes si bele!'  214
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 )  Li las dolerus, hai! tant sunt maluré  354
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiiiex )  Hahy! dolant, chaitifs, mar virent s'aatye!  557
a#3  ahi  ha#1  e#3  he  hei 
This is an AND2 Phase 2 (F-H) entry. © 2006-2008 The Anglo-Norman Dictionary. All rights reserved. Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.