espenir (1141)

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espenir (1141)

[ FEW: 9,116b poena; Gdf: 3,520b espenier /3,520c espenoir; GdfC: ; TL: 3,1176 espenëir; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  enpayn v.; MED:  empeinen v.; DMLBS: ]
espeiner,  espeinir,  espener,  espeneir,  espenoir  

v.a.

1to expiate
( 1141; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Mieuz vient pecchiez geir, Espener e guerpir  1158
( MS: s.xii )  luo -is .i. espenir peine  i 101
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  Que il peust ses pechiez espeiner  11832
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xiiim )  Mes pecchez espenir voldrai  7630
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiiim )  As pecchiez espenir  i 21

v.absol.

1to atone, make atonement
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xivin )  Et le mal k’il ad ainz overé Dait espenir de volunté  1950

v.refl.

1to atone, make atonement
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  [...] si il ne se espeneist (var. ne espenist (BN)MS: s.xivin) e compere  (ms. comprer) le pecché ke il fist  58.24

sbst._inf.

1expiation
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xivin )  quant tant vault le suspir, Mult vaudrad le bien espenir  1938
respenir 
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