empur (s.xii1/4)

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empur (s.xii1/4)

[ FEW: 9,401a pro; Gdf: 3,68b empor; GdfC: ; TL: 3,126 empor; DEAF:  por 2 (empor); DMF: ; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
ampur,  anpur,  enpur  


1for, because of
( 1174-75; MS: s.xiiex )  Mes il esteit pensif e auques en errur Enpur le rei d’Escoce, ki iert mis en folur  1945
for the sake, love of
( MS: 1120-40 )  Suz tun degret me fai un grabatum Empur tun filz dunt tu as tel dolur  219
( MS: 1120-40 )  Ma grant honur t'aveie retenude Ed anpur tei, mais n'en aveies cure  408
for the purpose of
( s.xii1/4; MS: c.1120 ) Kar ico que la scripture aprestet as lisanz, ico aprestet la painture as ignoranz, kar an icele veient les ignoranz, quet il deivent sivre, an icele lisent icels, ki letres ne sevent; ampur laquele cose maismement la peinture est pur leceun as genz  299
( 1174-75; MS: s.xiiex )  Ne deit pas al jofne rei de rien mesavenir [...] A mener genz estranges enpur les suens hunir  935
empur ço
( 1113-19; MS: s.xii3/3 )  E ço est jurn marcels, E enpur ço icels Ki primes le truverent Cest num li poserent  552
( s.xii1; MS: c.1145 ) Empurce sera converti icist miens poples  84.72.10
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  [E]npurceo, hom de Dé, Entent auctorité!  2679
empur iço
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