sperer (s.xiim)

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sperer (s.xiim)


[FEW: 12,164b sperare; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  esperer (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 3153b sperare]


1emotionto hope, trust
( s.xiv2; MS: c.1400 ) Mes, je spoir, je nel dy pas pur nul avantement  62.830
sperer en
1emotionto place one’s hope, trust in
( s.xii1; MS: c.1145 ) Verrunt mult e criendrunt, e espererunt (var. spererunt  (C) MS: s.xiim ) el Seignur  53.XXXIX.5 (var.)
esperer#1  sperance 
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