[nunpurtant] (1354)

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[nunpurtant] (1354)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 13/i,90a tantus; Gdf: 5,525b nonportant; GdfC: ; TL: 6,593 neportant (nonportant); DEAF: ; DMF:  nonpourtant; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
nonpurtant  

The word is rare in Anglo-Norman (although not in Continental French), and could possibly be interpreted as a misreading for nunpurcant, and thus a variant of nunpurquant.

adv.

1nevertheless, all the same
( 1354; MS: c.1360 )  jeo m'en passe si brief comme jeo puisse, pur aler a matire [...] Non pur tant (var. Nepurquant (C)MS: s.xivex), loons, mercions et rendons graces a Nostre Seignur  29
nepurtant  nientpurtant  nun#1  pur#2  purtant  tant 
This is an AND2 Phase 4 (N-O/U-P-Q) entry. © 2013-17 The Anglo-Norman Dictionary. All rights reserved. Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.
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