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Lexeme Part of Speech Modern English Form Sense ON Etymon Summary Category PGmc Ancestor Other Scandinavian reflexes Occurrences  
sleʒly adv. slyly, slily

'(made) warily'

 slœgr ‘sly, cunning’; cp. slœgliga ‘slily, cunningly'

C1

*slōg-

Icel slægur, Norw sløg, ODan sløv, MSw slögher, Sw dial sløg

Gaw 1182; WA 2870

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weterly adv. 'clearly, surely; truly'  vitr (adj.) ‘wise’, cp. vitrliga (adv.) ‘wisely, with wisdom’ CC1 *wit- Far vitur, Ice vitur, ODan witær, OSw viter, Sw vitter Gaw 1706; Cl 171, 1567; Pat 330; Erk 183; WA 422 View
lyk adv., conj. like

'like'

líkr ‘like, alike’; cp. líka (adv.) 'also' 

CCC2c

*(ga)līka-

Far líkur, Icel líkur, Norw lik, Dan lig, Sw lik

Gaw 1281, Cl 1008

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menskly adv. menskly

‘courteously, worthily’

mennskr ‘human’

C2c

*manniska-

Far menskur, Icel mennskur, OSw mænsker

Gaw 1312, 1983

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vmbe adv., prep. umbe, umbe-

'about, round'

umb 'around'

CC2ac

*umƀ

Far um, Icel um, Norw um, Dan om, Sw om

Gaw 589, 1830, 2034; Cl 879, 1384, 1474 etc.; Pat 301, 381; WA 779, 1154, 2209 etc.

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wela adv. wella

'very'

vei ‘woe’

CCC2c

*wai

Far vei, Icel vei, Norw vei, Dan ve, Sw ve

Gaw 518, 2084

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dreʒ adv. dree, dreigh

'forcibly'

drjúgr 'abundant, sufficient, lasting; supportive staunch, persistent (etc.)'

CC3ac

*dreug-

Far dr(j)úgvur, Icel drjúgur, Norw drjug, Sw dryg

Gaw 2263

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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
forne adv. forne

'of old'

 forn ‘old’

CCC3b

*furna- or *fur-an-

cp. Far fornur, Icel forn, Norw forn, Dan forn, Sw forn

Gaw 2422

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withalle adv. withal

‘entirely, altogether’

cp. með ǫllu ‘altogether, quite’ 

CCC3

*wiþra

Far við, viður-, Icel við, Norw ved, ODan withær, with, Dan ved, veder-, Sw vid, veder-

Gaw 106, 1926

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twelmonyth adv., n. twelvemonth

‘twelvemonth, year’ 

tolf-mánuðr ‘a twelve-month’

CCC4

*twalifa- + *mēnōþ-

Gaw 298, 383, 2243 

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vmbe-torne adv., v. umbe-

‘all around’

(F)CCC1c

*umƀi + 

?Dan omtrent; Norw trinn, ODan trynd, Sw trind 

Gaw 184

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þertylle adv. theretill

'to it'

til ‘to, until etc.'

C5c

*til- 

Far til, Icel til, Norw til, Dan til, Sw till, til

Gaw 1110, 1369; Cl 1509; Erk 69

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bene adv. bein

'pleasantly, beautifully'

cp. beinn 'straight, direct; hospitable, helpful, accommodating'

DD1c

(1)*baina-; (3) *bōni-

cp. Far beinur, Icel beinn, Norw bein

Gaw 2402; Pe 198

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bigly adv. bigly

‘mightily, strongly, firmly’

byggva (byggja) 'to settle, inhabit'

D1c

(1)*big-; (2) *bug- or *bugg-

(1) Far byggja, Icel byggja, Norw byggja, Dan bygge, Sw bygga; (2) Norw dial bugge, bugga

Gaw 1141, 1162, 1584; Pat 321; WA 423, 1138, 1371

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ferlyly adv. ferlily

‘wondrously, exceedingly; of marvellous things’

 ferligr ‘monstrous’

DD1c

(1) *fēr-; (2) *fera; (3) *fer(e)r-

Gaw 796, 2494; Cl 962

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gryndelly adv. grindel

‘fiercely, wrathfully’

(1) grindill 'destroyer'; (2) grim(m)ð ‘vehemence, malice, ferocity, fierceness, violence’

DD1c

(1) *grend-; (2) *gremmiþō

Far grimd, Icel grimmd

Gaw 2299

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vmbeþour adv.

'round about'

þori (n.) 'the greater part, main part'

B1c

*þurōn-

Icel þorri

Cl 1384

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vnþryftyly adv. unthriftily

'wantonly'

þrift (n.)(fem.) 'thrift', cp. þrif (n.)(neut.) 'thriving condition, prosperity'

B1

*þrīfan- or *þrift-

Icel þrift, Norw trîvst; cp. Icel þrif, Norw triv

Cl 267

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þryftyly adv. thriftily

'with propriety'

þrift (n.)(fem.) 'thrift', cp. þrif (n.)(neut.) 'thriving condition, prosperity'

B1

*þrīfan- or *þrift-

Icel þrift, Norw trîvst; cp. Icel þrif, Norw triv

Cl 635

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wyter adv.

'plainly'

 vitr (adj.) ‘wise’, cp. vitrliga (adv.) ‘wisely, with wisdom’

CC1c

*wit-

Far vitur, Ice vitur, ODan witær, OSw viter, Sw vitter

Cl 1552

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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
menskefully adv.

'gracefully'

cp. mennska ‘humanity, generosity’ 

C2c

*manniska-

Far (ó)menska, Icel mennska, ODan men(i)ske, OSw mænksa

Erk 50; WA 737*

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skathely adv.

'with injury'

skaði ‘harm, damage’ 

A1*

*skaþōn

WA 642

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skitly adv.

'swiftly'

cp. skjótr (adj.) ‘quick’

A1*c

*skeutaz

WA 5040

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sleghtly adv. cp. slægð (n.) ‘slyness, cunning’ C1c *slōg- WA 2057, 2870 View
titely adv.

'quickly'

tíðr (adj.) ‘frequent, usual, customary’

A3*c

*tīða- 

WA 267, 738*, 888 etc.

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vnsamen adv. 'differently, not matching' saman ‘together’ CCC1ac *saman-  WA 605 View
vnsemely adv. unseemly

'improperly'

sœmr (adj.) ‘becoming, fit’; cp. sœmiliga ‘honourably, becomingly’

C1a

*sōmi-

WA 862

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wilily adv. wilily 'with guile' (4) vél (n.) ‘wile, device, trick’  DD1 (1) *wīl-; (2) wīgel-; (4) ?*wihl WA 1764 View
omys adv. amiss 'amiss' (á) miss 'so as to miss' C4 *miss- Icel mis, Norw miss WA 4326 View
arly adv. early

'early'

ár 'early', cp. árliga ‘annually’

CC1c

*air-

Far ári, Icel ár, Norw år

WA 350, 351

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renyschly adv. ?'mysteriously, ?violently' hrjónn 'rough' DD1c ?*hrewwa-
 
Icel hrjón, Norw rjone, rjøne Cl 1724, WA 4931 View
þethen adv. 'thence, from there' þaðan, þeðan 'thence, from there, thenceforth, since' B1c *þan- or *það-  Icel þaðan, Norw deden, ODan thæthan, Dan deden, OSw þaþan, þæþan, Sw dädandän WA 1068, 1076, 5131 etc. View
grayd adv. 'fairly, beautifully' greiðr (adj.) ‘ready, free’  A1*c *ga-raið-a WA 3689 View
agayn adv., prep. again (adv.) 'in return'; (prep.) 'against, facing' (í) gegn 'in opposition, against, in return'  A1*c *gagni- Far ígen, Icel gegn,  Dan igen, OSw gen Gaw 384, 1638; Pe 28, 326, 1199, etc.; Cl 266, 826; WA 50, 82, 170 etc. View
ay adv. ay, aye

'always, ever, in each case'

ey, ei 'always, eternally, forever'

A1*c

the acc. sg. of *aiwaz

Icel ei, e

Gaw 26, 73, 128 etc.; Pe 44, 56, 101 etc.; Cl 114, 117, 132 etc.; Pat 8, 90, 130 etc., Erk 278; WA 239, 242, 265

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broþely adv.

'suddenly; fiercely, wretchedly; violently'

bráðr ‘immediate, sudden, harsh, fierce, rash'; cp. bráðliga 'immediately, suddenly'

A1c

*brēða- or *brēþa-

Far bráður, Icel bráður, Nor bråd, Dan brad, Sw bråd

Gaw 2377; Cl 1030, 1256; Pat 474; WA 1214, 2211

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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
gayn adv.

‘promptly’

gegn ‘straight, direct, ready, serviceable, kindly’

A1*c

*gagni- 

Icel gegn, Norw gjegn, ODan gjen, Dan dial gjen, Sw dial gen

Gaw 1621

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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
loʒly adv. lowly

'humbly, with deference'

lágr ‘low’, cp. lágliga 'lowly'

A1*

*lēga-

Far lágur, Icel lágur, Norw låg, Dan lav, Sw låg

Gaw 851, 1960; Cl 614, 745

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nay adv., interj. nay

'no'

nei 'no'

A1*

*ni-aiw-

Far nei, Icel nei, Norw nei, ODan ney, Dan nej, OSw , næy

Gaw 256, 279, 706, etc.; Cl 729, 743, 758; Erk 265; WA 298, 470, 1016 etc.

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snart adv.

'bitterly'

snarr ‘hard-twisted (rope); swift, keen; soon’

A2*c

*snarxa-

Far snarur, Icel snar, runic Norw (n. pl) snAreʀ, Norw snar, Dan snar, Sw snar

Gaw 2003

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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
þro adv. thro, thra

‘earnestly, heartily, eagerly, swiftly, violently’

þrár ‘stubborn, obstinate’ 

A1c

*þrawa-

Far tráur, Icel þrár, Norw trå, ODan trå, Sw dial trå(r) 

Gaw 1021, 1867, 1946; Cl 220, 590, 1805

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þroly adv. throly, thraly

‘heartily, urgently, violently’

þrár ‘stubborn, obstinate’, cp. þráliga 'obstinately'

A1c

*þrawa-

Far tráur, Icel þrár, Norw trå, ODan trå, Sw dial trå(r) 

Gaw 929; Cl 180, 504; WA 371, 707, 2090

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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
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
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