noveler1 (s.xii2/4)

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noveler1 (s.xii2/4)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 7,204a novellus; Gdf: 5,537b noveler; GdfC: ; TL: 6,860 noveler 1 /6,860 noveler 2; DEAF: ; DMF:  nouveler; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 1938c novellare ]
nuveillier,  nuveler  

The verb (without any prefix) seems to be rare in Anglo-Norman, occurring mostly in early writings.

The validity of a distinction between v.a. and v.n. is debatable.


1to renew, replace (with new)
( 1174-75; MS: s.xiiex )  Bien sout li reis d'Escoce adunkes guerreier [...] Mes trop fud acustumé de cunseilz (=counsellors) noveler  639
2to relate, bring news of
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Rigmel, fille lo rei, bien oi parler (var. (O: s.xiiim) mult oi nuveillier) De sa pruesce grant  1774
( 1171-74; MS: c.1200 )  nus en poumes conforter e aitier, Que par le regne oimes nuveler e nuntier Qu'ultre mer eriez  3192


1to recommence, start again
( MS: s.xii2/4 )  Se Carles vient, de nus i avrat perte; Se Rollant vit, nostre guerre novelet  2118
( s.xiii2; MS: s.xivm )  en un gardin entroi [...]: Citole i ot e viele [...], q'amour novele  17
noef#2  noevement  novel  novele  novelement#1  novelement#2  noveler#2  novelerement  novelerie  novelté  renuveler 
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