Showing 101 to 150 of 915 lexemes.

Lexeme Part of Speech Modern English Form Sense ON Etymon Summary Category PGmc Ancestor Other Scandinavian reflexes Occurrences  
gres n. grass 'grass, plants, plant of grass or corn' -gresi (e.g. illgresi ‘weed’) CC1ac *grasa-   ODan græs, OSw græs, Sw gräs Gaw 235, 527, 2181; Pe 10, 31, 245; Cl 1028; WA 338 View
bignes n. bigness 'greatness, arrogance' byggva (byggja) 'to settle, inhabit' D1 (1)*big-; (2)*bug- or *bugg- WA 105, 1018 View
gre-houndez n. greyhound 'greyhounds' grey 'bitch', grey-hundr 'greyhound' BBB1 *grawja- or *grauja- Icel grey Gaw 1171  View
waykis v. 'grow weak' veikr (veykr) (adj.) ‘weak’  A1* *weik(w)a- WA 1006 View
angirs v. anger 'grows angry' angra 'to distress, grieve, trouble (etc.)' C1 *angez-  Far angra, Icel angra, Norw angra, ODan angre, Dan angre, OSw angra, Sw ångra WA 837 View
gest n. guest 'guest' gestr ‘guest, stranger’  A1* *gastiz  PrN runic -gastiʀ, Far gestur, Icel gestur, Norw gjest, Dan gæst, Sw gäst Gaw 921, 1024, 1036 etc.; Pe 277; Cl 98, 641, 830 etc.; WA 460, 485, 497 etc. View
haile interj. hail 'hail' heill (adj.) 'whole, healed' A1* *xaila-
 
Far heilur, Icel heill, Norw heil, Dan hel, Sw hel WA 228, 235, 4929 etc. View
torfar n. 'hardship' torfœra (fem.), torfœri (neut.) 'a difficult, dangerous passage or road' CC4c *tor- +  *fōrjan WA 1193, 1261, 3729, etc. View
anger n. anger 'harm, sorrow; anger' angr ‘sorrow, resentment, distress; repentance; tribulation, injury’  C1 *angez-  Far angur, Icel angur, Norw anger, Dan, anger, Sw ånger Gaw 2344; Pe 343; Cl 572, 1602; Pat 411, 481 View
hate n. hate 'hatred, anger, punishment' hatr (masc. or neut.) 'hate, enmity' CC2 *xat- or *xat-iz- Far hatur, Icel hatur, Norw hat, Dan had, Sw hat Pe 463; Cl 714, 915; WA 921, 1979 View
holsumly adv. wholesomely 'healthfully' heilsamr ‘salutary’; cp. heilsamliga 'uprightly' CCC1a *xaila- Far heilur, Icel heill, Norw heil, Dan hel, Sw hel Gaw 1731 View
heþen adv. hethen 'hence, away' heðan ‘hence; henceforth’ B1c *xin- or *xið-  Far heðan(i), hiðan, Icel héðan, Norw hedan, Dan heden, Sw hädan Gaw 1794, 1879; Pe 271; WA 4487, 4565, 4650, etc. View
pike n. pike 'hill' cp. pík  'pointed stick' CC3b *pīk- Far pík, Icel pík, Norw pik, Dan pig, Sw pik WA 4818 View
gerrethis n. 'hoops' gjǫrð, gerð ‘belt, girdle; waist; saddle girth; hoop (on a barrel, etc.), headband, band on a helmet’ A1c *gerđō Far gjørð, Icel gjörð, Norw gjord, Dan gjord, Sw gjord View
caple n. caple, capul 'horse' kapall ‘nag, hack’ FCC5b Icel kapall Gaw 2175; Cl 1254; WA 754* View
ʒarmand v. yarm, yirm, yerm 'howl' jarma 'to bleat' C2c *erma- Far jarma, Icel jarma, Norw jarma, jerma, ODan jarme, Sw dial jarma, järma WA 4745 View
golanand adj., v. 'howling' cp. gaula ‘to low, bellow, howl’ D1c cp. Far geyla, Icel gaula, Norw gaula, Sw gjöla WA 4796 View
mekyn v. meek 'humble' mjúkr (adj.) ‘soft, agile; meek, mild’ B1 *meuk- WA 1746, 2838 View
if conj. if 'if' ef 'if, in the event that' CCC2a ?*eƀō(i) Icel ef, if Gaw 30, 272, 277, etc.; Erk 176, 271, 274 View
ille adv. ill 'ill, badly, wrongfully, foully, with displeasure' illa ‘badly, ill’ B1c ?*elhila-  Far illa, Icel illa, Norw illa, Dan ilde, Sw illa Gaw 346; Pe 681, 1177; Cl 73, 693, 955, etc. View
sere adv. sere 'in each case, severally, various, different' sér 3 pers. sg. reflex. pron. (dat.), adv. A2c *sē-z Far sær, Icel sér, Norw sêr, Dan sær, I sær, runic Sw saʀ, Sw i sär Gaw 632, 1522; WA 277 View
wytered v. 'informed' vitra 'manifest, inform', cp. vitr (adj.) ‘wise’ CC1 *wit- Icel vitra, Norw vitra, OSw vitra Cl 1587; Erk 185 View
kid n. kid 'kid, young of goat' kið 'kid, young of goat' A1 *kiđjan Icel kið, Norw kid, Dan kid, Sw kid WA 4476, 4524 View
kylled v. kill; strike 'killed' kolla ‘to hit in the head; (metaph.) to harm’ DD1 (1) *kull-; (2) *kwuljan- (1) Far kolla, kylla, Icel kolla, kylla, Norw kolla, kylla, Sw dial kolla, kulla Gaw 2111; Cl 876, 1252, 1267 View
kindill v. kindle 'kindle, set fire to, burn, arouse' kynda 'kindle, light a fire'; cp. kyndill (n.) 'candle, torch' B2 *kunđjan- WA 149, 166, 1730, etc. View
renk n. rinc 'knight, man, person' rekkr 'man, warrior' CC2 *renkaz Far rekkur, Icel rekkur, OSw Rinkabȳ Gaw 303, 432, 691, etc.; Cl 7, 96, 105 etc.; WA 21, 177, 330 etc. View
cnokez v. knock 'knock, deal a blow' knoka ‘to knock, thump’ CCC2a *knok- or *knuk- Icel knoka, Norw knoka, ODan knoge, Dan knuge, Sw dial knoka, knåka Gaw 414; Pe 727; Cl 1348; WA 639, 1599 View
witter adj. 'knowing'  vitr ‘wise’ CC1 *wit- Far vitur, Ice vitur, ODan witær, OSw viter, Sw vitter WA 629 View
stee n. stee, sty 'ladder' stigi, stegi 'step, ladder, steep ascent' CC1c *stiga- Far stigi, Icel stigi, Norw stige, Dan stige, Sw stege WA 1437, 2481 View
muckel adj., n. mickle 'large, great; size' mikill, mykill 'great, large'; cp. miklu, mikit (etc.) (n.) 'much' CC2c *mekila Far mikil, mekil, Icel mikill, ODan megel, møgel, OSw mykil Gaw 142, Cl 52, 366, 514 etc.; Pat 268, 324; Erk 27, 286; WA 69, 130, 215 etc. View
lawe n. law 'law, faith, style' lǫg (pl.) ‘law; law community, law-district’ C3d *lag- Far lóg, Icel lög, Norw log, Dan lov, Sw lag Gaw 790, 1643; Pe 285; Cl 188, 263, 723; Pat 259, 405; Erk 34, 200, 203 etc. View
sprent v. sprent 'leap, splash' spretta  ‘to make spring up, unloose; rip up’ BB2c *sprant-jan- Far spretta, Icel spretta, Norw spretta, Dan sprætte, Sw sprätta Gaw 1896; Erk 335; WA 743, 786 View
kay adj. kay, key 'left' ?keikr ‘bent backward’ B1c ?*kai- or *kai-k ?Icel keikur, Norw keik, Dan dial kei ‘left hand’  Gaw 422 View
legg n. leg 'leg' leggr ‘leg, hollow bone (of arms and legs)’ B2 *lag-ja-  Far leggur, Icel leggur, Norw legg, Dan legg, læg, Sw lägg Gaw 575, 2228; Pe 459; WA 772*, 4748, 4959 etc. View
whirres v. whirr 'let off (arrows) with a whizzing sound, move together noisily'  cp. hverfa ‘to turn’, hvirfla ‘to whirl’. BB1c Dan hvirre, Sw dial hvirra WA 1414, 1556, 2226 View
lockis v. lock 'locks, shuts in' loka 'lock, shut', lykja 'lock, shut, enclose' CCC1 *luk- Far loka, Icel loka; Icel lykja, Norw lykkja, ODan lykke, Dan lukke, OSw lykkia, Sw lycka WA 4956, 5495 View
loʒe adj. low 'low, low lying, below, short; in lowly condition, humble' lágr ‘low’  A1* *lēga- Far lágur, Icel lágur, Norw låg, Dan lav, Sw låg Gaw 302, 1040, 1170 etc., Pe 547, 1001; Cl 28, 798, 1761; Erk 147, 334; WA 199, 495 etc. View
lowe adv. low 'low; lowly, humbly' lágr ‘low’  A1* *lēga- Far lágur, Icel lágur, Norw låg, Dan lav, Sw låg Gaw 972, 2236; Pe 236, 547; Cl 798; WA 196, 495, 1012 etc.  View
saʒtle v. 'made peace, reconciled; settle, come to rest' sátt (n.) 'settlement, agreement, concord, peace', sætt (n.) 'reconciliation, agreement'; sætta 'to reconcile, make peace' B1c *saxt- or *sanxt- Far sætt, Icel sætt, Norw sætt; Icel sætta, ODan sætæ, OSw sätta Cl 230, 445, 1139; Pat 232, 529; WA 865 View
bruny n. brinie, brynie 'mailshirt' brynja ‘cuirass, hauberk, coat of chain mail’  C2 *brunjon- Far brynja, Icel brynja, Norw brynje, ODan brynje, OSw brynia, brönia Gaw 580, 861, 2012 etc.; WA 1247 etc. View
gareʒ v. gar 'make, cause' gǫrr (neut. gǫr-t), pp. of gera, gør(v)a  'to make, do'  A1*c *garwa- Far ger-, Icel ger, ODan gør, Dan gør-, OSw gor, gör Gaw 2460; Pe 86, 331, 1151; Cl 690, 896, 1361 etc.; WA 191, 1219, 3860 etc. View
ferly n. ferly 'marvel, wonder'  ferligr ‘monstrous’ DD1c (1) *fēr-; (2) *fera; (3) *fer(e)r- Gaw 23, 2414; Pe 1086; Cl 1529, 1563, 1629; Erk 145 View
make n. make 'mate, spouse'
 
maki 'match' CC1 *makōn Far maki, Icel maki, Norw make, Dan mage, Sw make Pe 759, Cl 248, 331, 334 etc. View
bodworde n. bodeword 'message' boð-orð 'message, command, etc.' CC4c *ƀudan + *wurdan Cl 473; Erk 105; WA 48, 1458, 1489 View
tyþing n. 'message, word, information' tíðindi (pl.) 'tidings, news, events' A1* *tīð- Far tíðindi(r), Icel tíðindi, Norw tidend, ODan tidhande, Dan tidende, OSw tíþandi, Sw tidender Cl 458, 498, 1557; Pat 78; Erk 57; WA 5175 View
swange n. swange 'middle, waist' svangi ‘the groin (esp of animals), belly’ B1c *swanga- Far svangi, Icel svangi, Norw svange, Dan svang, Sw dial svang, svånge Gaw 138, 2034 View
aʒefullest adj. awful 'most formidable' agi ‘(n.) dread, awe; discipline; enmity’ C1c *ag-
 
WA 16 View
moulynge n., v. 'mould, mouldiness' cp. mygla (v.) 'to grow muggy or musty' B1 cp. Icel mygla, Norw mygla, ODan mul, Dan dial mugle, OSw möghla, Sw mögla, Sw dial mögel Erk 86 View
howis n. how, howe 'mounds' haugr 'mound, burial mound' C3bc *xauga- Far heyggjur, heygur, Icel haugur, Norw haug, Dan høi, høj, Sw hög WA 3486 View
flitt v. flit 'move' flytja ‘cause to flit, carry, convey; recite, deliver; perform’ C1 *flutjan Far flyta, flytja, Icel flytja, Norw flytja, Dan flytte, OSw flytta, Sw flytta WA 2173, 2439, 3784 etc. View
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