osanna (c.1160)

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osanna (c.1160)

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[ FEW: 4,490b hosanna; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,768 hosanna; TL: 4,1182 hosanne /6,1324 osanne; DEAF:  osanne; DMF: ; TLF:  hosanna(h); OED:  hosanna int., n. and v.; MED:  osanna interj.; DMLBS: 1175c hosanna ]
 

The use of the verb chanter in S Gile 3648 can be explained by the fact that in medieval times the Hosanna had developed into a hymn sung in the liturgy of Palm Sunday.

excl.

1exclam.Bibl.theol.Hosanna, shout of praise to God (meaning 'save now!' or 'save, pray!')
( c.1160; MS: s.xiiim )  Li Judeu ki ço (=the reception of J.C. in Jerusalem with cries of 'Osanna filio David') unt oit furent Dolent; mult lur pesa Ke cil chantouent osanna  3648
( MS: s.xiii3/4 )  E cil detriers e cil devant Grant joie sunt fesant E nis li petit enfanz Vunt osanna par tut crianz  202.66
( s.xiii2; MS: c.1300 )  Ke fust l'ebreu ke il crierent, E il me dist qu'ert osanna [...] 'Osanna, e ke est a dire?' Dient les Jeus: 'Sauvez, beau sire'  144
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