certes1 (c.1141)

Browse the Dictionary


Search Results

Your search results will appear here.

certes1 (c.1141)

[ FEW: 5,424b certes; Gdf: 2,24b certes; GdfC: 9,21c certes; TL: 2,134 certes; DEAF:  cert; DMF:  certes; TLF:  certes; OED:  certes adv.; MED:  certes adv.; DMLBS: 318c certe ]
certe,  certez,  certs,  certz;  serte,  sertes,  sertis  


1certainly, surely
( c.1141; MS: s.xiii4/4 ) Certes, en nostre ee Femme de ta beauté Unkes mes ne veïmes,  151
( 1150-70; MS: s.xii4/4 )  Certes, ne sai que faire puisse  536
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiv2 )  Qe meuz me seit, sertis ne say, Si la prenderay ou guerpiray  481
( s.xiiiin; MS: c.1300 )  kaunt il me avera le chef enveé, jeo en frai certes kanke ly vent a greez  68
( MS: s.xiv2 )  Icest oygnement est verrai certe Pur tote manere de gute aperte  519
a certes
a de certes
par certes
1indeed, in truth
( c.1185 )  Par certes, sul en ma chemise Irreie od li hors del pais  1612
( s.xiiex; MS: s.xiii3/3 )  ‘Ne sui je ço? ke vus est vis?’. Isolt respunt: ‘Par certes, nun!’  367
saver en certes
1to know for sure, have no doubt
( 1390-1412; MS: s.xv1 )  Sachez en certez que […]  353.9
This is an AND2 Phase 1 (A-E) entry © 2000-2006 The Anglo-Norman Dictionary. On-line entry partially revised after the print version of AND2 went to press (2007-03-22) The printed edition of AND2 A-E is published by Taylor & Francis for the MHRA, sole owners of the print-media publication rights. All other rights reserved. Digitisation funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom.