parceis (s.xiv1)

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parceis (s.xiv1)

[ hap]

[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF:  parthois; TLF:  Parthe; OED:  Parth n.; MED:  Parthes; DMLBS: 2124a Parthicus /2124a Parthius /2124b Parthus ]

Etymologically, it seems likely that these forms should be read with a –t– rather than –c–; however, as this form seems to be represented in a variety of texts, we have chosen not to emend.


1toponymParthians, those inhabiting Parthia, ancient kingdom in north-eastern Iran
( s.xiv1; MS: c.1361 )  Et coment oismes nous ch[e]scum nostre langge en le quel sumes neez? Parceis et Medes et Elamitz, et cil qe habitent en Mesapothamie [...], Gieux [...] et Proselitez, Cretes et Arabitz  (A) 362b
( MS: s.xivm )  Medes, Assirs, Parchos, Sirs, Fenices, Arabs, Palestins  1rb
parceine  Parche#1 
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