Showing 151 to 200 of 915 lexemes.

Lexeme Part of Speech Modern English Form Sense ON Etymon Summary Category PGmc Ancestor Other Scandinavian reflexes Occurrences  
droupyng n. drooping ‘torpor, troubled sleep’ drúpa ‘to droop, hang one’s head’ BBB2ac *ðrūp-  Far drýpa, Icel drúpa, Norw drupa Gaw 1748, 1750 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
dreped v. drepe 'slain, killed' drepa ‘to strike a (violent) blow, knock down, deliver (a fatal) blow; kill, destroy, slaughter (etc.)’  CCC3c *drepan- Far droypa, Icel drepa, Norw drøypa, Sw dröpa Gaw 725; Cl 246, 599, 1306, etc. View
adreʒ adv. adreigh ‘away, back’ drjúgr 'abundant, sufficient, lasting; supportive staunch, persistent (etc.)' CC3ac *dreug- Far dr(j)úgvur, Icel drjúgur, Norw drjug, Sw dryg Cl 71 View
dryʒe adj., n. dree, dreigh ‘great; incessant, heavy; unmoved, enduring’ drjúgr 'abundant, sufficient, lasting; supportive staunch, persistent (etc.)' CC3ac *dreug- Far dr(j)úgvur, Icel drjúgur, Norw drjug, Sw dryg Gaw 335, 724, 1031, etc., Pe 823; Cl 342, 385; WA 2091, 4441, 4804 View
dreʒly adv. dreely, dreighly ‘unceasingly, strongly, utterly, gravely’ drjúgr 'abundant, sufficient, lasting; supportive staunch, persistent (etc.)' CC3ac *dreug- Far dr(j)úgvur, Icel drjúgur, Norw drjug, Sw dryg Gaw 1026; Pe 125, 223; Cl 74, 344, 476; Pat 235 View
drowne v. drowned ‘immersed, drowned’ drukna 'to drown' C2 *drunkanō(j)an- or ?*drūn- Far drukna, Icel drukna, Norw drukna, runic Dan truknaþu (past 3 pl.), Dan drukne, Sw drunkna Pe 656; Cl 372, 989; Pat 245; WA 2590, 3032, 3072 View
dowelle v. dwell 'to remain; dwell; exist' dvelja ‘to keep/hold back, detain, stall, impede; delay, defer; tarry, hesitate; stay, reside, dwell (etc.)' CC3 *ðwaljan- Far dvølja, Icel dvelja, Norw dvelja, Dan dvæle, OSw dvälia Gaw 566, 1075, 1082; Cl 158, 376, 1196, etc.; Pa 69, 422; Erk 10; WA 830, 912, 1045, etc. View
donkande v. dank ‘moistening’ dǫkk ‘?hollow, pit, ?swampy tract, fen’ BB1c *ðank-  Icel dokk, dökk, Norw dokk, Sw dial dank, dakk; dänke  Gaw 519 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
egg n. egg 'egg' egg ‘egg’ A1* *ajja- Far egg, Icel egg, Norw egg, Dan eg, Sw ägg WA  507, 509, 893 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
felaw n. fellow ‘fellow, companion’ félagi ‘partner, shareholder, fellow, comrade; partner, consort’ C4 *fexu + *leg- Far felag, felagi, Icel félag, Norw felag, ODan felge, Dan fællig, fælle, OSw fælagh Gaw 1702, WA 864, 3282 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
fonge v. fang ‘to take, receive, get; welcome, entertain; derive’ fanga ‘to fetch, capture’ CCC1ac *fanxan- Far fanga, Icel fanga, Norw fanga, Dan fange, OSw fænga Gaw 391, 646, 816, etc.; Pe 439, 479, 884; Cl 457, 540 View
flaʒt n. flaught ‘stretch of turf’ flag 'sod of turf, place where the turf has been cut out'; fláttr 'flaying' CC1c *flax- or *flaʒ- Icel fláttur, Norw flått; cp. Far flag, Icel flag, Norw dial flag, Sw dial flag, flaga; Norw dial flaga, Dan dial flave, Sw flaga Pe 57 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
fro adv., prep. fro 'away from, from' frá ‘from’  A1*c *frama Far frá, Icel frá, Norw frå, ODan fran, fra, Dan fra, Sw från, Sw dial frå Gaw 138, 156, 344 etc.; Pe 10, 13, 46 etc.; Cl 31, 129, 221 etc.; Pat 31,129, 221 etc.; Erk 12, 107, 116, etc.; WA 56, 136, 139 etc. View
fraward prep. 'away from' frá ‘from’  A1* *frama WA 1289 1335, 1759 View
galle n. gall ‘spot of impurity, filth, impurity’ galli ‘defect, flaw’ CC3c *gall- Icel galli, Dan galle, OSw galle Pe 189, 915, 1060; Cl 1022, 1525; Pat 285 View
galt n. galt 'boar' galti (wk. masc.) ‘boar’, gǫltr (masc.st.) ‘boar; wild animal’ C5ac *galt- WA 4743 View
gate n. gate 'way, road, path; way, manner' gata ‘way, path, road’ B2abc *gatwōn  Far gata, gøta, Icel gata, Norw gate, gote, Dan gade, Sw gata Gaw 696, 709, 778, etc.; Pe 395, 526, 619, etc.; Cl 676, 767, 931; Erk 241; WA 143, 812*, 1310 etc. View
algate adv. algate, algates 'at any rate' gata ‘way, path, road’ B2 *gatwōn  Far gata, gøta, Icel gata, Norw gate, gote, Dan gade, Sw gata Gaw 141 View
ʒaule v. yawl 'to yowl, howl' gaula ‘to low, bellow, howl’ BB2ac ?*gaul- Far geyla, Icel gaula, Norw gaula, Sw gjöla Gaw 1453 View
gif v. give ‘to give, grant; surrender; wish; show, make clear’ gefa 'to give' A1*c *geƀan- Far geva, Icel gefa, Norw giva, Dan runic gaf (past sg.), giƀu (pres. 1st sg.), Dan give, Sw giva Gaw 288, 297, 365 etc.; Pe 174, 270, 543 etc.; Cl 259, 753 1326 etc.; Pat 204, 226; Erk 276, 282; WA 181, 813, 1035 etc. View
gayn adj. ‘direct, prompt; ready, obedient, profitable, good’ gegn ‘straight, direct, ready, serviceable, kindly’ A1*bc *gagni-  Icel gegn, Norw gjegn, ODan gjen, Dan dial gjen, Sw dial gen Gaw 178, 1241, 1973 etc.; Cl 259, 749; WA 1137, 1318, 3484 etc. View
gaynly adv. ‘appropriately, appositely, fitly, rightly’ gegn ‘straight, direct, ready, serviceable, kindly’, cp. gegnliga 'suitably' A1*c *gagni-  Icel gegn, Norw gjegn, ODan gjen, Dan dial gjen, Sw dial gen Gaw 476, 1297 View
gayn v. ‘to profit, be of use; suit' gegna ‘to meet, pay, discharge, be fitting, signify’ A1* *gagnjan- Far gegna, Icel gegna, Norw gjegna, Dan gjenne, Sw dial gena Gaw 584, 1829; Pe 343; Cl 1608; Pat 164, 348; WA 181, 2746 View
gere v. gear ‘to clothe, attire; fashion, construct’ gera, gør(v)a 'to make, do'  A1*c *garwjan- Far gera, Icel gera, gjöra, Norw gjera, Dan runic kaurua, kirua, Dan gøra, Sw göra Gaw 179, 791, 957 etc.; Cl 1344, 1444, 1568 View
gere n. gear ‘clothes, gear, armour; bedclothes; equipment, rigging; ?doings, behaviour’ gervi, gørvi ‘gear, apparel’  A1* *garwj- Icel gervi Gaw 569, 584, 1470; Cl 16, 1505, 1811, Pat 148; WA 131, 790*, 824* etc. View
stel-gere n. gear 'armour' gervi, gørvi ‘gear, apparel’  A1* *garwj- Icel gervi Gaw 260 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
get n. get 'begetting; child; thing obtained, something one has got' get, geta 'guess', supposition'  A1* *get- Icel geta Gaw 1638; WA 391, 435, 473 etc. View
gete v. get ‘to get, seize, fetch, procure, capture; beget' geta 'get, engender'  A1*c *getan-  Far gita, Icel geta, Norw gita, gjeta, Dan gide, OSw gita, gæta, Sw gitta, Sw dial gäta  Gaw 1171, 1571, 1625 etc.; Pe 95; Cl 1505; Pat 212, 423; Erk 241; WA 188, 473, 756 etc. 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
gill-stremes n. gill 'streams from a gorge' gil 'deep, narrow glen with a stream at the bottom' A1bc *gil- Far gil, Icel gil, Norw gil WA 3231 View
giles n. gills 'gills' gjǫlnar 'gills' A1c *gel- Dan gjælle, Sw gäl, gel Pat 269 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
gloue n. glove 'gauntlet, glove' glófi ‘glove’  CCC1 *glōf- Far glógvi, Icel glófi, Sw dial glovatang Gaw 583, 1799, 1807; WA 1984 View
glent v. glent ‘move quickly aside, deviate; glanced, flinched, sprang; glinted, shone; looked’ glettask ‘to banter, rail against one’ BB2ac *glent- Far glett, gletta, Icel gletta, Norw gletta, glette, glenta, glanta, Sw dial glänta, glätta, glinta  Gaw 82, 172, 476, etc.; Pe 70, 671, 1001, etc. ; Cl 218, Erk 241; WA 4817 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
glyter v. glitter 'to glitter' glitra ‘to glitter’ CC1a *glit-  Far glitra, Icel glitra, Norw glitra, ODan glidre, Sw glittra Gaw 604, 2039 View
aglyʒte adv. 'slipped away' gljá ‘to glitter’ DD1c ?*glīw- Far glíggja, Icel gljá, Norw glå, gljå, Sw dial glia Pe 245 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
grofe n. 'cave' gróf 'pit, ditch, ravine' C1abc *grōƀō Far grógv, Norw grôv WA 5394 View
grayþe v. graith ‘get ready (reflex.); arrayed, prepared, set (pp.); achieve’ greiða ‘to arrange, make ready, pay, interpret’ A1*c *ga-raiðjan- Far greiða, Icel greiða, Norw greida, Sw greja, Sw dial greda Gaw 74, 109, 151 etc.; Cl 343, 1485; Pat 53; WA 790*, 812*, 1453 etc. View
graythe n. 'apparatus' greiði 'solving, accounting, help, hospitality (etc.)' A1*c *ga-raið- Far greiði, Norw greide WA 5518 View
grayþely adv. gradely ‘readily, promptly, at once; truly; aptly; duly, as was right; pleasantly’ greiðr ‘ready, free’, cp. greiðiliga, greiðliga, 'readily, promptly'  A1*c *ga-raið-a Far greiður, Icel greiður, Norw greid, Sw dial grei, gre Gaw 417, 876, 1006 etc.; Pe 499; Cl 341; Pat 240, 286; WA 201, 756 View
grayd adv. 'fairly, beautifully' greiðr (adj.) ‘ready, free’  A1*c *ga-raið-a WA 3689 View
grayn n. grain ‘arm or valley of the sea; blade (of axe)/spike?’ grein 'branch, division' A1b *grainō  Far grein, Icel grein, Norw grein, Dan grēn, OSw grēn, Sw gren Gaw 211; WA 2451, 3375 View
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