penitance (1120-40)

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The form penitence is a cross reference to the following entry:

penitance (1120-40)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 9,120a poenitere; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,312c penitence; TL: 7,651 penitence; DEAF:  penitence; DMF:  pénitence; TLF:  pénitence; OED:  penitence n.; MED:  penitence n.; DMLBS: 2077c paenitentia ]
penitaunce,  penitence,  penytaunce  

The lexeme penitance originated as a more Latinate form, primarily in ecclesiastical use, of penance (both ultimately from the Latin poena stem).


1theol.(state of) repentance of sin, contrition
( MS: 1120-40 )  Ki ad pechet bien s'en pot recorder: Par penitence s'en pot tres bien salver  547
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Kar dit avez tut avant Que jeo ne ier pas veir repentant E que aprés ma penitence Repeirereie a ma sentence  3791
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xivin )  Penitence est ses mauls plurer  1633
2theol.penance, discipline or mortification of the flesh as an expression for repentance of sin
( s.xii3/3; MS: s.xiiim )  E faz ici ma penitence En jeunes e en abstinence  989
( 1150-70; MS: 1225-1300 )  (Ysolt) Vest une bruine a sa char nue; Iloc la portoit nuit e jur [...] Mult suffre dure penitance Pur s'amur en mainte fesance  2039
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii1 )  Mes façum nos cors espurger Par penitence, tut de que  1654
( MS: s.xiiim )  [...] Ke pardoné te sunt tes pechiez [...] Par cunfession, par veire penitance  270
3eccl.liturgicalsacrament of penance (including repentance, confession, satisfaction and absolution of sin)
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  [...] de mei merci aiez. Kar jeo me repent asez! Recevez mei a penitance (Latin: suscipe me ad paenitentiam)  3713
( MS: s.xiiim )  [A] faire penitence sunt treis choses busuignables. Icestes sunt compunctiun, con[fe]ssiun, satisfactiun  296
prendre, receivre sa (etc.) penitance (de)
1eccl.liturgicalto undergo the sacrament of penance (for) (including repentance, confession, satisfaction and absolution of sin)
( 1174-75; MS: s.xiiex )  [...] u il se rendi cupable, pechiere e las, E prist sa penitence  1914
( 1165-80?; MS: s.xiiiin )  Cele receut la penitence; Entente mist a la faisance  280.136
( 1214-16; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Rollant avoyt esté le jour acomoyné e ressu penytaunce  1160
( MS: s.xiiim )  Dunc se repenti e prist sa penitence De quant que il ot mesfeit  127
peine#1  peiner#1  peinous  peinousement  peinur  pena  penable  penablement  penal  penalté  penance  penancerie  penant  penible  peniblement  penibleté  penif  penil#3  penissement  penitancer  penitenciel 
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