blesmir

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Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Frankish *blesmijan, *blasmijan (to grow pale; to make pale), from Proto-Germanic *blasaz (shining, white, fair, pale), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰel- (to shine, be white)

Verb[edit]

blesmir

  1. to damage, harm; to violate
  2. to stain, discolor; to blemish, sully

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Descendants[edit]

  • Middle French: blemir, blesmir
  • Middle English: blemisshen, blemissen