pensantus (s.xiii3/4)

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pensantus (s.xiii3/4)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: *8,194b pensare; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  penser (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]

This otherwise unattested word adds a superfluous adjectival -us suffix, probably for the sake of rhyme. The process is similar to that of pensivous.


1emotionpensive, sad
( MS: s.xiii3/4 )  (by the cross) Sur totes esteit pensantuse La sue mere glorieuse  228.875
pensable#1  pensance  pensant#1  pensé#1  pensement  penser  pensif  pensin  pensivous 
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