poveri (c.1230)

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poveri (c.1230)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: *8,58a pauper; Gdf: 6,360b pouverir; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  povre (povri) / povre (povrir) / povre (povré); DMF:  pauvrir; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 2154a pauperare ]
povré,  povree  

This adjective is the aphetic form of the past participle of empoverir. See also povrant for the present participle used adjectivally.


1statusimpoverished, fallen into poverty
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiim )  [...] Tut seyent il issi grevez E poveriz e anguisez  4764
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xiv1 )  La femme [...] enfante od grant dolure [...] chescon enfant [...]. Ilui ad forcrié et pluré, Puis est gardé ou povré  106
( c.1402; MS: s.xv1 )  controuvant pur arreriser vostre dite povree maison et defaire la dite chaunterie  7.18
empoverir  poverin  poveriser  poverison  poverissement  poverte  poverté  povraille  povrant  povre#1  povrement  povresce  povrus 
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