parestre (s.xiiiin)

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parestre (s.xiiiin)

[ hap]

[ FEW: *246b esse; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF:  parêtre; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 2203b paresse ]

This word is often confused with the tmesic syntax shown in par2. The citations here demonstrate the use of par modifying the verb estre1 and not any following adjective or verb.


1to be completely
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii2/4 )  De feves unt auches semblant, Mes ne parsunt tels nepurquant  4840
( MS: s.xiiim )  Quant le garçon oi ce, si se purpensa, Sicom Deus le voleit e cum il l'acensa, Que digne chose par fu mult religiun  1375
estre#3  par#2 
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