orphanité (s.xiii1/3)

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orphanité (s.xiii1/3)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 7,420b orphanus; Gdf: 5,630a orfanité /5,630a orfanté /6,631a orfenté 2; GdfC: ; TL: 6,1248 orfenté; DEAF:  orfe (orfanité) / orfe (orfenté); DMF:  orphanité / orphenté; TLF: ; OED:  orphanity n.; MED:  orphanite n.; DMLBS: 2058c orphanitas ]

No attestations have been found in Anglo-Norman for the non-figurative sense of this word, i.e. ‘state of being orphaned’.


1fig.emotionwretchedness, state of being bereft of happiness previously enjoyed
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xivin )  Ne puis abstiner de plur Quant moi sovent d'icel tens Ke l'emperere Maximiens Nos citeins tuz en menat E orphanins si nus lessat. Des dunc fustes en orphanité E chascé en tel vilté  4217
orphain  orphanin  orphanine  orphelin  orpheline 
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