empitiver (s.xiv1)

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empitiver (s.xiv1)

[ FEW: 8,439b pietas; Gdf: 3,62b empitiver; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF:  pitié (empitiver); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


1to have pity (on), be merciful (to)
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xivm )  Hay! douz fitz et piere, enpityvetz de moi ta cheitive mere; seoffretz moy morir od tey  102.7
( s.xiv1; MS: s.xivm )  Ma treschere douce dame, enpitivetz de vous mesmes et ne doletz mye tant  110.12
( MS: s.xiv2 )  Ly empitivaunt en avera de toy merci (Latin: miserans miserabitur tui) (var. Car nostre Sire empitivera de vous)  (A) 226vb
( MS: s.xiv2 )  Soit cil beneit qe de toy enpitive  (A) 78ra
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