3 Matching Annotations
  1. Apr 2018
    1. nacioun

      MacKenna and Alisha

      similar to the modern day French version of "nation" -A large aggregate of communities and individuals united by factors such as common descent, language, culture, history, or occupation of the same territory, so as to form a distinct people. Now also: such a people forming a political state; a political state. (In early use also in pl.: a country.)

      • is translated into "world" in modern English
    2. condicioun?

      Alisha and Mackenna -

      "condicioun" - Personal qualities; manners, morals, ways; behaviour, temper. Obs.

      • is translated to character in modern English
    1. synge

      This would have been pronounced "sin-gay", as it was divided into two syllables instead of one.