Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: [l'ɛpɚ]
meaning of the word
a pariah who is avoided by others
a person afflicted with leprosy
"Something like a leper.
After supper the knight shared his own bed with the leper.
At midnight, while the young man was fast asleep, the leper breathed upon his back.
This awakened the knight, who turned quickly in his bed and found that the leper was gone.
As they were passing a deep mire they heard cries for help, and turning, saw a poor leper who was sinking in the mud.
If the knight had not done this, the leper would have been driven out of the town, with nothing to eat and no place in which to sleep.