regreter (s.xii1/4)

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regreter (s.xii1/4)

[gdw]

[ FEW: 16,52b grata; Gdf: 6,748b regreter 1; GdfC: 10,525c regretter; TL: 8,636 regreter; DEAF:  regreter; DMF:  regretter 1; TLF:  regretter; OED:  regret v.; MED:  regreten v.; DMLBS: ]
regretere;  regrater,  regratter,  regretter  

The Anglo-Norman sense of ‘admonishment’ (associated with the idea of repetition) seems to be unique to Salemon, where it occurs repeatedly. For an editorial note on this, see Salemon iii 101.2999n.

v.a.

1emotionto lament for, weep over
( MS: c.1120 )  s’em prist a dementer E sun ker filz suvent a regreter  130
( c.1160; MS: s.xiiim )  Quant ennuié sunt de plurer, Sil comenent a regrater  3562
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiiiin )  Suspirant regreter a lerme Lur seinnur a mult grant tristesce  (G2) 78
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Iloc regratta la Passyun  4406
( s.xivin; MS: c.1335 )  Donqe comence a plurer [...] e regreta ces freres  53.18
( c.1378; MS: s.xivex )  tu [...] regretas la mort de luy Q’ert ton enfant  29142
emotionto regret, deplore
( c.1185; MS: s.xiii1/3 )  De la reine ad regreté Le fer respons que li manda  2756
( 1213; MS: 1213 )  par molt grant destresce Sovent regrettot sa paresce Com cele qui l'ot fait felon  3368
( s.xiii; MS: s.xiv2/4 )  Qant l’alme hors de mon corps mescerdi passait, Ses coupes et ses maux forment regreteit  82
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xivex )  ‘[...] ces champs que yci vous veez oveske autres terres et tenementz en desheritaunce de moy si ad il doné a ceus vileyns de l’abbeye!’ Et tele chose regretta sovent  17.498
2emotionto invoke or implore in one’s lament
( s.xii1/4; MS: s.xiv1 )  La grace Deu mult regrettent, Quer ne sevent quel part aler  230
( 1155; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  dunc oist crier meschines [...], Palmes batre, chevuls tirer, Peres e meres regrete  6058
( 1160-74; MS: s.xiiiin )  Mout veissiez Normans plourer Et leur ancessours regreter  ii 10.3342
3to admonish (?)
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  Ci ne nos esteot pas noter Ço k'a sun filz suet regreter: Si com dis ainz sovent regrete Ço dunt velt plus qu'il s'entremete  4671 and 4672
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  Dolor de pere est sun fol fiz, Ço nos regretet cist escriz  11604
regreter que (+ subclause)
to implore, beseech ... to
( MS: s.xii2/4 )  Quant Franceis veient que paiens i ad tant [...] Suvent regretent Oliver e Rollant [...] qu’il lor seient guarant  1469
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  Ci le retoched e regrette Ke de mielz faire s'entremete  2999

v.n.

1to lament
( MS: c.1120 )  Plurent si oil e si jetet granz cri; Sempres regret[et]: 'Mar te portait, bels filz! [...]'  437

v.impers.

al coer me (etc.) regrete
emotionit pains me (etc.)
( MS: s.xii2/4 )  Deus tut mal te tramette! Tel as occis dunt al coer me regrette  1566

sbst._inf.

1(the action of) admonishing, reprimanding (?)
( c.1150; MS: c.1300 )  El regreter k'il fait sovent Velt que guard sun comandement  4673
regret 
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