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  
as-tit adv. astite, as tite (adv. phr.) 'at once; in a moment' tíðr ‘frequent, usual, customary’ A3*c *tīða-  Far tíð, Icel tíð, tíður, Norw tid, Dan tid, Sw tid Gaw 31, 1210; Pe 645; WA 693 View
tite adv. tite, tit 'quickly, soon' tíðr (adj.) ‘frequent, usual, customary’ A3*c *tīða-  Far tíð, Icel tíð, tíður, Norw tid, Dan tid, Sw tid; Norw tidt, ODan tith, tidt, Dan tidt, tit, Norw tidt, OSw tit, Sw tidt Gaw 299, 1596; Pe 728; Cl 64, 901, 1099, etc.; Pat 100, 127, 229 etc.; WA 219, 3719, 2519, etc. View
wayth n. waith ‘(meat gained in) hunting’ veiðr ‘a catch, hunting, fishing’  A1*bc *waiþjō Far veiði, veiða, Icel veiði, veiður, Norw veidd, Sw veydhe Gaw 1381 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
wayue v. waive ‘to wave, swing, agitate; sweep from side to side; offer, show (trans.)’ veifa ‘to wave, vibrate, pull (trans.)’ A1*c *waiƀjan- Icel veifa, Norw veiva, Dan veive, Sw veva Gaw 306, 1032, 1743; Pat 467, 545; WA 945  View
waykis v. 'grow weak' veikr (veykr) (adj.) ‘weak’  A1* *weik(w)a- WA 1006 View
wayke adj. weak 'weak' veikr (veykr) ‘weak’  A1* *weik(w)a- Far veikur, Icel veikur, Norw veik, Dan veg, Sw vek Gaw 282; WA 1271, 2077, 3587 etc. View
wylsum adj. wilsome ‘bewildering, leading one astray’ villr ‘wild; bewildered, erring, astray’ A1*c *welþja- Far villur, Icel villur, Norw vill, ODan willær, wild(ær), Dan vild, OSw vildær, Sw vill, vild Gaw 689 View
wylt v. will ‘strayed, escaped’ villa ‘to bewilder, falsify’ A1*c *welþja- runic Norw wiltiʀ, Far villa, Icel villa, Norw villa, Dan vilde, Sw villa Gaw 1711; WA 2984, 4132 View
wylle adj. will ‘wandering, perplexing; at a loss’ villr ‘wild; bewildered, erring, astray’ A1*c *welþja- Far villur, Icel villur, Norw vill, ODan willær, wild(ær), Dan vild, OSw vildær, Sw vill, vild Gaw 2084; WA 1272; Pat 473 View
won (2) n. wone ‘course (of action); multitude, host’ ván ‘hope, expectation, expected place’ A1* *wēnō Far vón, ván, Icel von, Norw vôn, ODan vån, OSw van, Sw dial vån, von Gaw 1238, 1269  View
won (1) n. wone ‘dwelling, abode; city’ ván ‘hope, expectation, expected place’ A1* *wēnō Far vón, ván, Icel von, Norw vôn, ODan vån, OSw van, Sw dial vån, von Gaw 257, 685, 739, etc.; Pe 32, 917, 924, etc.; Cl 140, 311, 375 etc.; Pat 69, 346, 436, etc.; WA 134 etc. View
wyʒt adj. wight ‘lively, loud, valiant, strong, fierce; quick’ vígr ‘in fighting state, serviceable’ A2*c *wīga- Icel vígur, Norw andvig, runic Sw wīgaʀ, Sw vig Gaw 119, 261, 1591; Pe 694; Erk 69; WA 765*, 1014, 1798 etc. View
wiʒt adv. wight ‘ardently; swiftly’ vígr ‘in fighting state, serviceable’ A2*c *wīga- Icel vígur, Norw andvig, runic Sw wīgaʀ, Sw vig Gaw 1762; Cl 617; Pat 103 View
wyʒtly adv. wightly 'bravely; swiftly’ vígr ‘in fighting state, serviceable’ A2*c *wīga- Icel vígur, Norw andvig, runic Sw wīgaʀ, Sw vig Gaw 688; Cl 908; WA 120, 651, 1030, etc.  View
haʒer adj. ‘skilful, well-wrought, fit, ready’ hagr ‘handy, skilful’  A2*c *xag-az Far hagur, Icel hagur, Norw hag, ODan hag, OSw hagher Gaw 352, 1738 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
helder adv. helder 'rather, more' heldr ‘more, rather; very; but, on the contrary; soonest, especially’ C1c *xalð-iz- Far heldur, Icel heldri, heldur, Norw helder, Dan heller(e), Sw heller, hellre Gaw 376, 430; WA 1016, 1140, 1633* etc. View
wel-haled adj., v. well-haled ‘pulled up properly, drawn tight’ hala ‘to haul, pull’  BBB2a *xalōjan- Far hála, Icel hala, Norw hala, Dan hale Gaw 157 View
hale v. hale ‘to draw; loose (from bow); rise, come, go, pass; take a drink (from)’ hala ‘to haul, pull’  BBB2a *xalōjan- Far hála, Icel hala, Norw hala, Dan hale Gaw 136, 458, 788, etc.; Cl 380, 1520; Pat 219 View
henge v. hang ‘to hang (trans. and intrans.), weigh’ hengja  ‘to hang’ CC1ac *xang- Far heingja, Icel hengja, Norw hengja, Dan hænga, Sw hänga Gaw 117, 182, 477, etc.; Cl 1584, 1734; WA 27, 779, 3260 etc. 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
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
lyþen v. lithe 'to hear' hlýða ‘to listen, be proper (to)’ A1c *xleuþjan- or *xleuðjan-; or less likely *xlūðjan- Far lýða, Icel hlýða, Norw lyda, Dan lyde, Sw lyda Gaw 1719; WA 4, 3468, 4384 etc. View
rapes v. rape ‘hastens, hurries (reflex.)’ hrapa ‘to fall, tumble down; rush headlong, hurry’  B2a *xrapōjan- Far rapa, Icel hrapa, Norw rapa, OSw rapa Gaw 1309, 1903 View
bodworde n. bodeword 'message' boð-orð 'message, command, etc.' CC4c *ƀudan + *wurdan Cl 473; Erk 105; WA 48, 1458, 1489 View
busk v. busk ‘to get ready, array, dress, make haste (intrans.); make (trans.); go, betake oneself, drive’ búask, 'to prepare oneself, get oneself ready (to leave), set out, dress oneself’   A2*c *ƀōwwan- + reflexive (acc.) *sek(e) Far búgva, Icel búa, Norw bu(a), Dan bo, Sw bo Gaw 509, 1128, 1136 etc.; Cl 142, 333, 351, etc.; Pat 437 Erk 112; WA 373, 774, 811* etc. View
insiʒt n. insight 'opinion' CCC4
 
Dan indsigt, Sw insikt Cl 1659 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
þenk v. think ‘to take heed, remember, be mindful of’ þekkja 'to perceive, recognize, know' CCC2 *þankjan- Far tekkja, Icel þekkja, Norw tekkja, ODan tække, OSw þäkkia Gaw 487, 534, 1680, etc.; Pe 22, 370, 1151; Cl 138, 304, 711, etc.; Pat 294; Erk 225; WA 363, 867, 925, etc. View
at conj., pron. at ‘which’ (1) at ‘who, that’ CC2 *þat (1) Far at, Icel , Norw at, Dan at, OSw at, Sw att Pe 536, WA 10, 56, 68 etc. View
þrast n. threst, thrast 'thrust' cp. þrýsta (v.) ‘to thrust, press; compress, strain heavily; force, compel’ CC3 *þraistjan-  Far trýsta, Icel þrýsta, Norw trysta, ODan tryste, Dan tryste, OSw trysta, MSw thrysta, Sw tryste Gaw 1443; Cl 952; WA 554 View
þral n. thrall 'serf, slave, fellow' þrǽll 'thrall, slave' A3c *þranxilaz or *þraxilaz Cl 135; WA 4520 View
þryue v. thrive 'to thrive; mighty, large' þrífa-sk ‘to thrive’; cp. þrifinn (adj.) 'active, well favoured' B1 *þrīfan- Far tríva, trívast, Icel þrífa, þrívast, Norw triva, Dan trives, MSw thriva Gaw 387; Pe 851; Cl 249; Pat 521; WA 1326, 1407, 2259 etc. View
þryuandely adv. thrivingly ‘abundantly, heartily, excellently’ þrífa-sk ‘to thrive’ B1c *þrīfan- Far tríva, trívast, Icel þrífa, þrívast, Norw triva, Dan trives, MSw thriva Gaw 1080, 1380; Erk 47 View
thristis v. thrust 'thrust, pierce' þrýsta 'thrust, press, force, compel' B2 *þrūstjan- Far trýsta, Icel þrýsta, Norw trysta, ODan tryste, OSw trysta, Sw dial trysta WA 554, 773*, 1326, etc. View
þynke v. think 'to seem' þykkja 'to seem' CCC2 *þunkjan- Far tykja, Icel þykja, Norw tykkja, ODan thykk(i)æ, Dan tykkes, OSw þykkia, Sw tycka(s) Gaw 348, 1111, 1241, etc.; Pe 267, 316, 552, etc.; Cl 744; Pat 8, 43, 427 etc. View
lycken v. liken 'to compare, resemble, make like' líkr ‘like, alike’ CCC2 *(ga)līka- Far líkur, Icel líkur, Norw lik, Dan lig, Sw lik WA 438, 666, 2706 etc. View
liknes n. likeness 'appearance' líkr ‘like, alike’; cp.  líkneski (neut)., líkneskja (fem.) 'shape, form, image, etc.' CCC2 *(ga)līka- WA 382 View
borne n. burn 'stream' cp. brunnr, bruðr ‘well-spring, spring, stream; source, origin; well, reservoir, watering place’ CCC5 *ƀrunn- Far brunnur, Icel brunnur, Norw brunn, brynn, Dan brønd, Sw brunn Gaw 731, 1570, 2174; Pe 974; Cl 482 View
adill v. addle 'acquire, earn (for themselves)' ǫðlask 'to win, gain as property, get for oneself' C3c *aþalōjan- Icel öðlast, Norw odla WA 3191 View
aghlich adj., adv. awly 'terrible' agi ‘dread, awe; discipline; enmity’ C1 *ag- Far agi, Icel agi, Norw age, Dan ave, OSw aghi, Sw aga Gaw 136; Cl 874, 937 View
aʒlez adj. aweless, awless 'without fear' agi ‘dread, awe; discipline; enmity’; cp. agalauss ‘peaceful’ C1 *ag- Far agi, Icel agi, Norw age, Dan ave, OSw aghi, Sw aga Gaw 2335 View
aghe n. awe 'awe, reverence, terror; danger' agi ‘dread, awe; discipline; enmity’ C1c *ag- Far agi, Icel agi, Norw age, Dan ave, OSw aghi, Sw aga Erk 234, WA 169, 1459, 2987 etc. View
aʒed adj., v. awed 'frightened' agi ‘(n.) dread, awe; discipline; enmity’ C1c *ag- WA 3763 View
aʒefullest adj. awful 'most formidable' agi ‘(n.) dread, awe; discipline; enmity’ C1c *ag-
 
WA 16 View
are adv. ere 'before' ár 'early' CC1 *air- Far ári, Icel ár, Norw år Gaw 239, 1632, 1891; Cl 438, 1128; Erk 36; WA 246, 447, 1140 View
egg n. egg 'egg' egg ‘egg’ A1* *ajja- Far egg, Icel egg, Norw egg, Dan eg, Sw ägg WA  507, 509, 893 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
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
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