[neirun] (1121-35)

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[neirun] (1121-35)


[ FEW: 7,129b niger; Gdf: 5,516b noiron; GdfC: ; TL: 6,727 noiron; DEAF:  noir (noiron); DMF:  noiron; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1colourtheol.black, dark (through association with the Devil)
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  La nuit unt poesté De traveiler malfé, Kar il sunt fiz nairun Que nus neir apelum  307
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Par le jur entendum Bone gent, par raisun, Ki en luur irrunt E od Deu regnerunt, E par nuit entendum Ces qui erent nairun  1868
neir  neiresce  neiret  neirir  nercir  nerçun  niger 
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