hēofan, wk.v: to lament, mourn, grieve; to bewail, deplore, regret. (HAY-o-vahn / ˈheːɔ-van)

Medieval manuscript image of a group of people in fine attire with unhappy expressions on their faces as they look off to the left; the one farthest to the left is brushing tears from his eyes with one hand.
Commentary on the Apocalypse; Spain (Toledo?), 1220; Morgan Library & Museum, MS M.429, f. 130r. [ica.themorgan.org]

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