seigner3 (s.xii1)

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seigner3 (s.xii1)


[ FEW: *4,713a *insignare; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
seignier,  seingner,  signer  

The aphetic form of enseigner.


1 theol. to teach, instruct in
( c.1136-65; MS: c.1200 )  erites ki vunt seignant Commune fei e doctrinant Pur celx soduire e faire errer  6647
( c.1270; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  La seinte parole seigna divine  1226
2 to instruct, order
( c.1200; MS: c.1220-40 )  Quant il les vit, signa (var. (B: s.xiii3/4) enseigna) sa gent De meintenir caple e turneiment  (E) 438
theol. to teach
( s.xii1; MS: 1155-60 )  Ki est icist bers cremanz nostre Seignur, lequel il seignerad en la veie que il eslirrad (Latin: quem docebit in via quam elegerit)?  38.XXIV.11
( s.xiiim; MS: s.xiiiex )  touz les treis jours avaunt out Jhesu esté seignaunt le people tout le jour en temple  66.94.11


1 theol. to teach, instruct
( c.1270; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Richard assiduel fu en seigniant E ausi fu en estudiant  479


1 acad. educated, learned
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiiex )  le riche reis Ke tant [ert] seingnés e curteis  37
enseigner  seigne#1  seignement#1 
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