nunpoant (1121-35)

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nunpoant (1121-35)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 9,233b posse; Gdf: 5,525a nonpoant; GdfC: ; TL: 6,792 nonpöant; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
nonpoant,  nounpeant; 
pl. nunpoanz  


1weak, failing in strength, incapable
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Quant li pere enveillist E sa mere enfeblist Que il sunt nunpoant  2613
( 1174-75; MS: s.xiiex )  Mar fud vostre force, quant ore ies nunpoant!  498
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xivin )  vostre demeisne nounpeante fieblesce  192.14
2powerless, impotent, ineffective
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiiim )  Tu es rei tutpuissant, cuntre tei est diable nunpoant  i 11
estre nunpoant de (+ inf.)
1to be incapable of, unable to
( c.1136-65; MS: c.1200 )  Alaiter partent a enfant Ki d'user pain est nonpoant  600


1statuspowerless, impotent, ineffective person
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  Fesum tuz biens as nunpoanz  137va15
2pathol.paralysed person
( s.xii3/3; MS: s.xiiim )  De contraiz e de nunpoanz Par lui guarirent ne sei quanz  1223
nun#1  nunpoer  nunpoestif  nunpussance  nunpussant  poant 
This is an AND2 Phase 4 (N-O/U-P-Q) entry. © 2013-17 The Anglo-Norman Dictionary. All rights reserved. Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.