Showing 51 to 100 of 915 lexemes.

Lexeme Part of Speech Modern English Form Sense ON Etymon Summary Category PGmc Ancestor Other Scandinavian reflexes Occurrences  
farandely adv. 'comfortably' (1) fara 'to move, go etc., to suit, befit' D1c (1) *faran- Far fara, Icel fara, Norw fara, Dan fare, Sw fara Pat 435 View
come n. 'coming, arrival' kváma ‘coming, arrival, visit’ CCC2 *kweman- or *kuman- Norw dial kome, kōma, OSw kōma Pe 1117; Cl 467, 1706; WA 54 View
sopp n. 'company' soppr 'ball' A1 *swumpaz Far soppur, Icel soppur, Norw sopp, Sw dial sopp, supp WA 2351 View
gesse v. guess 'conceive, form an idea, believe, suppose, imagine, intend, judge etc.' C2a *get- Norw dial gissa, Dan gisse, Sw gissa, cp. Icel gizka Pe 499; WA 577, 990, 2071 etc. View
bos n. boose 'cow-house, manger' báss 'a stall in a cow-house' CCC1 *ƀan(d)sa- Far básur, Icel bás, Norw bås, Dan bås, Sw bås Cl 1075 View
whirre n. whirr 'crash, rush' cp. hverfa ‘to turn’, hvirfla ‘to whirl’. BB1c WA 560, 1854 View
croun n. crown 'crown; crown of the head; tonsure' krúna ‘crown’ FCCC2a Far krúna, Icel krúna, Norw krune, kruna, Dan krone, Sw krona Gaw 364, 419, 616, etc.; Pe 427, 1100; Cl 1275; Erk 55, 222; WA 121, 231, 817 etc. View
banned adj., v. ban 'curse, (pp.) accursed' banna 'forbid, prevent, curse' CC3c *ƀannan- Far banna, Icel banna, Norw banna, Dan bande, Sw banna Cl 468, 885 View
woþe n. 'danger, peril' váði ‘danger, peril; a dangerous object’ A1c *waiwaðan or *waiwaþan  Far váði, Icel voði, Norw våde, ODan wathæ, Dan våde, OSw vaþe, Sw våde Gaw 222, 488, 1576, etc.; Pe 151, 375; Cl 855, 988; Erk 233; WA 119 etc. View
rot n. rot 'decay, rottenness, corruption'
 
DD1c (1) *xrut-; (2) *rut- (2b) Far rot, Icel rot, Norw rot, Dan råd, Sw dial råt, rått Pe 26; Cl 1079; Erk 262 View
bolled adj. 'decorated in relief, embossed' bolgna (v.) ‘to swell, bulge’ CC1c *belgan- Icel bólginn, Norw bolgen, Dan bullen, OSw bulghin, bulin Cl 1464 View
bysulpeʒ v. 'defiles' DD1c cp. Far søpla, Norw søpla; Norw dial sulpa Cl 575 View
swelt v. swelt 'destroy' svelta 'to put to death (by hunger); starve (a person)' CCC3c *sweltan- or *swalt(j)an- Far svølta, Icel svelta, Norw svelta, Sw svälta Cl 108, 332; Pat 427 View
vnsamen adv. 'differently, not matching' saman ‘together’ CCC1ac *saman-  WA 605 View
vnhaspe v. 'disclose' cp. hespa (n.) ‘wisp or skein of wool; hasp, fastening’ CCC2c *xasp- Cl 688 View
dreme n. dream 'dreaming; dream, vision' draumr ‘dream, vision’ C3ac *draumaz (< root of *dreug- or *dreusan- ?) Far dreymur, Icel draumur, Norw draum, Dan drøm, Sw dröm Gaw 1750; Pe 790, 1170; Cl 1578, 1604; Pat 188, 473; WA 474 View
muged v. mug 'drizzled, was damp' mugga ‘mugginess, soft drizzling mist’ BB1c *mug-  Icel mugga, Norw mugg, mugge, ODan mu(g)en, Dan mug, Sw mugg  Gaw 2080 View
laue adj. lave- 'drooping' lafa 'to hang, dangle' B2c *laƀēn- Far lave, Icel lafa, Norw lava WA 4748 View
laire n. 'earth, clay' leir 'clay, earth, mud' A1bc *laiza- Far leir, Icel leir, Norw leir, Dan ler, Sw ler WA 4445, 5088 View
barme n. 'edge, brim' barmr 'brim, rim' CC3 *ƀarm- Icel barmur, Norw barm, Dan barm WA 4812 View
egg n. egg 'egg' egg ‘egg’ A1* *ajja- Far egg, Icel egg, Norw egg, Dan eg, Sw ägg WA  507, 509, 893 View
cayser n. 'emperor, ruler' keisari 'emperor' C2 *kaisar- Far keisari, Icel keisari, Norw keisar, Dan kejser, Sw kejsare Cl 1322, 1374, 1593; Erk 199 View
þoʒ conj. though 'even though' þó ‘though, yet’  A1*c *þauh  Far , Icel þó, Norw do, da, ODan do, thoo, OSw þó Gaw 69, 624; Pe 345; Erk 320; WA 51, 254, 471 etc. View
ayquere adv. aywhere 'everywhere' ey, ei 'always, eternally, forever' CC5c the acc. sg. of *aiwaz Icel ei, e Gaw 599, 629, 745, etc.; Cl 228, 965, 1403; WA 781* View
ille n. ill 'evil; harm, ill-treatment' illr ‘ill, evil, bad’ B1c ?*elhila-  Far illur, Icel illur, íllur, Norw ill, ODan ild, OSw ilder, Sw ill Gaw 1811; Cl 577, 735 View
tethe adj. 'excellent' tíðr 'frequent, usual, customary, noted, famous, beloved, eager' CC2 ?*tīð- Far tíður, Icel tíður, Norw tid, Dan tith WA 6632198, 2371, etc. View
oddely adv. oddly 'exceptionally, absolutely; remarkably' cp. odda-, oddi (n.) 'triangle, point (of land); (metaphorically) odd number' A1*c *uzd- Cl 698, 923; WA 275 View
sleke v. sleck 'extinguish, slake, diminish to nothing' sløkkva 'extinguish, put out; slake, quench' CC2c *slakwjan- Far sløkkja, Icel slökkva, Norw sløkkva, sløkkja, Sw dial slick Cl 708; Erk 331 View
grayd adv. 'fairly, beautifully' greiðr (adj.) ‘ready, free’  A1*c *ga-raið-a WA 3689 View
trystyly adv. tristily 'faithfully'  traustr ‘trusty, sure, firm, strong, safe’; traust ‘trust, protection, shelter’; cp. traustliga 'firmly, confidently' BBB2 Far treystur, Icel traustur, Norw traust, ODan trøst, MSw tröster; Far treyst, Icel traust, Norw traust, Dan trøst, Sw tröst Gaw 2348 View
knaged v. knag 'fastened' knakkr ‘little chair, high stool’ BBB2ac *knaʒʒ- Norw knag, knagge, Dan knag, Sw dial knagg, knagge; Icel knakkur, Norw knakk Gaw 577 View
mys n. miss 'fault; sense of loss, sorrow' missa, missir ‘loss’; (á) miss 'so as to miss' CC1a *miss- Icel missa, Norw misse; Icel missir, Norw miss; Icel mis, Norw miss Gaw 2391; Pe 262, 364; Pat 420 View
skere n. scare 'fear' cp. skirra (v.) 'bar, prevent', cp. skirrask 'shun, skrink from' A1c *skerr(j)an- WA 4731 View
hagherlych adv. 'fittingly, properly' hagr (adj.) ‘handy, skilful’; cp. hagliga (adv.) 'skilfully, handily’ A2*c *xag-az Far hagur, Icel hagur, Norw hag, ODan hag, OSw hagher Cl 18, 1707 View
lowe n. lowe 'flame' logi 'flame' B2ac *lugōn Far logi, Icel logi, Norw loge, Dan lue, Sw låga WA 4177, 4179 View
fyked v. fike 'flinched' fíkjask ‘to desire eagerly’, fíkjum (adv.) ‘eagerly, very’, fíkinn (adj.) ‘greedy, eager’ CC3a *fik-, *fīk-  Icel fíkjast, Norw fik, Sw fik; Icel, Norw fika, Dan fige, Sw fikja, fika; Far ny-fiken, Icel fíkinn, Norw fiken, Dan ny-figen, Sw dial fiken Gaw 2274 View
waged v. wag 'flutter, shake, wag, nod' vaga 'wag, waddle', cp. vagga (n.) 'cradle' CCC1a *wag-
 
Icel vaga, Norw vaga; cp. Far vagga, Icel vagga, Norw vagga, Sw dial vagga Cl 1484; Erk 256; WA 968 View
forgat v. forget 'forgot' A1*c *getan-  Gaw 2031; WA 3276 View
happen adj. cp. heppen 'fortunate, blessed' heppinn ‘lucky’ CC1c *xap(p)-  Far heppin, Icel heppinn, Norw heppen, Sw dial vanhäppen Gaw 56; Pat 13, 15, 17, etc. View
dike n. dike, dyke 'fosse, ditch' díki 'dike, ditch' CCC2 *dīk- Far díki, Icel díki, Norw dike, dik, Dan dige, Sw dike WA 700, 712, 2986 etc. View
aʒed adj., v. awed 'frightened' agi ‘(n.) dread, awe; discipline; enmity’ C1c *ag- WA 3763 View
gloumbes v. 'frowns, worries; becomes threatening' (1) ?cp. glámr (n.) 'moon' DD1c (2) *glūm- (1) ?Norw dial glome, glaama; (2) Norw gluma Pat 94; WA 4142 View
gloue n. glove 'gauntlet, glove' glófi ‘glove’  CCC1 *glōf- Far glógvi, Icel glófi, Sw dial glovatang Gaw 583, 1799, 1807; WA 1984 View
lante v. lend 'gave, lent' lána ‘to lend’ CCC1a *laixwn- Far læna, lána, Icel lána, Norw låna, Dan låne, Sw låna Gaw 2250; Cl 348; Erk 192, 272; WA 4328 View
gifte n. gift 'gift; giving' gift 'gift' A1*c *geftiz Far gift, Icel gift, Norw gift, Dan gift, Sw gift Gaw 68, 288,  1500 etc.; Pe 565, 607; Pat 335; WA 1660, 2027, 2407 etc. View
giles n. gills 'gills' gjǫlnar 'gills' A1c *gel- Dan gjælle, Sw gäl, gel Pat 269 View
lasse n. lass 'girl' cp. lǫskr (adj.) 'weak, idle' D1c ?*lask- MSw lösk WA 3746 View
witnes v. 'give testimony to' vitna 'witness, attest' CC1 *wit- Far vitna, Icel vitna, Norw vitna, Dan vidne, Sw vittne WA 488, 1439, 1592 etc. View
glent n. glent 'glance' glettask ‘to banter, rail against one’, cp. glett(r) ‘banter’ BB2c *glant- Far glett, gletta, Icel gletta, Norw gletta, glette, glenta, glanta, Sw dial glänta, glätta, glinta  Gaw 1290; Pe 114, 1144 View
glyʒt v. glee, gley 'glanced, looked; glinted' gljá ‘to glitter’  DD1c (2) *glīw- Far glíggja, Icel gljá, Norw glå, gljå, Sw dial glia Gaw 842, 970; Pe 114 View
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