sperance (s.xii1)

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sperance (s.xii1)


[FEW: *12,166 sperare; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  esperer (*); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED:  sperance n.; DMLBS: ]


1emotionhope, trust
( s.xii1; MS: 1155-60 ) tu la meie sperance fortisme (Latin: tu spes mea fortissima)  122.LXX.7
( s.xii3/3; MS: s.xiii2/4 ) en Deu est ma sperance  587
aver la sperance de
1emotionto hope for, expect
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 ) Si Deu t’avance Avez vus de salu la sperance?  110.XXIV.156
poser sun (etc.) sperance en
1emotionto place one’s hope in
( s.xii1; MS: 1155-60 ) jeo posai en Domne Deu ma sperance (Latin: posui in Domino Deo spem meam)  129.LXXII.28
esperance  sperer 
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