nuiturnel (s.xii1)

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nuiturnel (s.xii1)

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[ FEW: 7,163b nocturnus; Gdf: 5,546b nuitrenel; GdfC: ; TL: 6,906 nuitrenel; DEAF: ; DMF:  nocturnal; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 1921c nocturnus ]
nuiternel;  nuternal;  nutrenal;  nuturnal,  nuturnel; 
pl. nuternaus,  nutrenaus,  nuturnaus,  nuiterhel  168.XC.5  

The word nuiturnel and its synonyms nocturne, nocturnel, and nuital all represent different stages of the development of Latin nocturnus and nocturnalis into French. The exceptional substantival use does not seem to have existed in Latin or in Continental French.

a.

1timenocturnal, of the night
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  ne crendras de nuiternel (var. nuiturnel (P)MS: s.xii4/4) pour [...] d'encurement e diable meridien  133.XC.5
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  mil an en tes oilz sicume [...] la veille nuturnele (var. nuturnale (B)MS: s.xiiiex) (Latin: vigilia nocturna)  166.LXXXIX.4
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xiiiex )  les dutes nuternaus, ke ne aprochent a li  1321

s.

1that which the night brings
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xiiiex )  Iceste cuntre nutrenaus ad riche defensaille, Ke pur rens ne pot cheir ke ad tel apuaille  1344
nocturnel  nuital 
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