tenegre (1121-25)

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tenegre (1121-25)


[FEW: 13/i,205a tenebricus; Gdf: 7,678b tenegre; GdfC: ; TL: 10,204 tenerge /10,205 teniecle; DEAF:  tenerge / tenerge (teniecle); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
tenecre,  tenerge;  tenicle,  teniecle,  teniecre,  tenercle  25.343  


1dark, without light
( s.xii4/4; MS: s.xii4/4 ) cumande qu'ele soit prise E en teniecre chartre mise  1430
( c.1185; MS: s.xiii1/3 ) Les peres gettent tel clarté, Unc ne fu si grant oscurté Ne si tenegre nuit ne neire Que la cambre n'en fust si clere Cum entur midi en estei  10395
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim ) Rien ne veit, tenegre (var. (M: s.xiii2) obscure; (C: s.xiii4/4) tenebre ) esteit  12293
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiv2 ) treis jurs contraval i oumes tuz tenecres e oscurs issi que ne poumes nule clartet del soleil veer  28.435
dark, ominous
( 1194-99; MS: s.xiii2 )  lor creance est si teniecle E si cruel e si oscure Qu’en lor rap[res]tent od grant cure  8806
emotion gloomy, low-spirited
( 1194-99; MS: s.xiii2 ) onques puis que Deus fist le siecle Ne fud gent veue si tenicle, Ne si mate, ne si pensive, Ne si troblee, ne si baive, Ne si plaine de grant tristesce  7773


1darkness, absence of light
( 1121-25; MS: s.xiv1 ) Nues grandes tenerge funt  1647
en tenegre
1 secretly, under cover of darkness
( c.1235; MS: c.1235 ) E ore s'en est binnez en tenegre devant jur  554
tenebré  tenebres  tenebrur  tenebrus 
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