aviver (s.xii¼)

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aviver (s.xii¼)

[ FEW: 14,584b vivus; Gdf: 1,533a aviver; GdfC: 8,259b aviver; TL: 1,745 aviver; DEAF:  vif#1 (aviver); DMF:  aviver; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 38a advivere ]


1to give life to
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  Il (=J.C.) murrut pur nus aviver  102vb28
2to bring (back) to life, revive
( c.1170 )  le bien que fu a venir L’ad au present mal conforté Et sun desir ad avivé  484
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv2 )  Li autre mort ne furent pas avivez Deske li mil aunz seient achevez  3971
to revive
( c.1240; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  tant la lessiez illoec qu’il soient eschaufé e de chalur naturele avivé  i 77
fig.to activate, revive
( 1160-74; MS: s.xvii )  La geste est grande, lunge e grieve a translater, Mais l'en me porroit bien mon enging aviver  i 60.1358
( MS: s.xiiiex )  Fu l’iniquité Si fort avivee, Que n’aveit amor Le serf a son seignor  70.13
( MS: c.1325 )  Qui hat gute avivé si boive erbe yve  149.671


1to be stimulated, increased
( 1155; MS: s.xiiex )  Vostre prueise tut tens creist, Tut tens avive, ki k'en peist  12402
( c.1170 )  E dunc avive lur espeir […]  6010
( c.1275; MS: s.xivex )  Qui plus i (=at the fontaine vive) boit e plus avive Sa soif de joie plenteive  3151
2meteo.(of wind, storm) to become more lively
( s.xii¼; MS: s.xiv1 )  Les tempestes aviverent; Cunuit B. a l’air pluius Que li tens ert mult annuus  970


1to strive
( 1155; MS: s.xiiex )  Li un pur les altres s'avivent E des Romains abatre estrivent  12227
2fig.to be kindled, catch fire
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  aucune estincele enz en vostre quer purroit entrer e tantost se aviver ke tot vostre cors si embraceroit  199.9
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