Showing 1 to 50 of 915 lexemes.

Lexeme Part of Speech Modern English Form Sense ON Etymon Summary Category PGmc Ancestor Other Scandinavian reflexes Occurrences  
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
blande (1) v. bland 'adorned' blanda ‘to mix (together)’ CCC1c *blandan- Far blanda, Icel blanda, Norw, blanda, Dan blande, Sw blanda Gaw 1931 View
omys adv. amiss 'amiss' (á) miss 'so as to miss' C4 *miss- Icel mis, Norw miss WA 4326 View
noke n. nook 'angle, point, part, corner' DD1c (2) *hnukk- (1) Norw dial nōk; (2) Icel hnokki, Norw nokke, Dan nokke, Sw nock Gaw 660; Pat 278; WA 506, 3144, 4831 View
sware n. 'answer' svar 'reply, answer' C1 *swaran Far svar, Icel svar, Norw svar, Dan svar, Sw svar WA 760*, 1184, 4999 etc. View
graythe n. 'apparatus' greiði 'solving, accounting, help, hospitality (etc.)' A1*c *ga-raið- Far greiði, Norw greide WA 5518 View
liknes n. likeness 'appearance' líkr ‘like, alike’; cp.  líkneski (neut)., líkneskja (fem.) 'shape, form, image, etc.' CCC2 *(ga)līka- WA 382 View
ar v. are 'are' cp. eru 'are' CCC5 *ar-  Gaw 207, 280, 1094, etc.; Pe 384, 402, 628 etc.; Cl 8, 15, 55, etc.; Pat 13, 15; Erk 164; WA 1, 12, 14 etc. View
wapened adj., v. 'armed' vápna 'to furnish with arms' A1*c *wēpn- Far vápna, Icel vopna, Norw våpna, Sw våpna WA 1250 View
stel-gere n. gear 'armour' gervi, gørvi ‘gear, apparel’  A1* *garwj- Icel gervi Gaw 260 View
arwes n. arrow 'arrows' ǫr 'arrow' CC1 *arx-  Far ørv, Icel ör, OSw arf Gaw 1160, 1455; WA 1066 View
at prep. at 'at (etc.)' at 'against, towards, at, to' CCC3 *at Far at, Icel að, Norw ad, åt, Dan ad, Sw åt Gaw 464, 1006, 1474 etc.; WA 636, 872, 1103 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
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
fraward prep. 'away from' frá ‘from’  A1* *frama WA 1289 1335, 1759 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
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
sparþe n. sparth 'battle-axe' sparða ‘kind of (Irish) axe’ B1 ?*barðaz Icel sparða Gaw 209; WA1403, 2458 View
mynnynge n., v. 'bearing in mind, acknowledgement' minna (v.) ‘to remind’  D1c (1) *menþ-; (2) *mun- Far minna, minnast, Icel minna, minnast, Norw minna, minnast, Dan minde, mides, Sw minna, minnas Erk 269 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
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
benke n. bink 'bench' bekkr 'bench' CC2ac *ƀanki- Far bekkur, bonkur, Icel bekkur, Norw bekk, Dan bænk, Sw bänk  WA 2927 View
wap n. wap 'blow' vappa (v.) ‘to waddle’  DD1c (1) *wap- (1) Far vappa, Icel vappa, Dan dial vappe, Sw dial vapp Gaw 2249; Pat 499 View
galt n. galt 'boar' galti (wk. masc.) ‘boar’, gǫltr (masc.st.) ‘boar; wild animal’ C5ac *galt- WA 4743 View
boster n. boaster 'boaster' (1) cp. busilkinna ?’woman with round cheeks’ DD1 (1) *bus- (1) Norw bos(s), OSw bos Cl 1499 View
bonde adj., n. 'bondmen, serfs' bóndi 'farmer, householder' C1 Far bóndi, Icel bóndi, Norw bonde, Dan bonde, Sw bonde Cl 88 View
braken n. bracken 'bracken, fern' *brakni B1c ?*ƀrak- Dan bregne, Sw bräken Cl 1675 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
bred n. bread 'bread'
 
brauð 'bread' CCC3a *brauðan Far breyð, Icel brauð, Norw braud, brød, Dan brød, Sw bröd Gaw 891, 1361, 1610; Cl 620, 636, 1105 View
tobrest v. 'break in two' bresta ‘crack, crash; snap, break, be split open; give way, break loose (etc.)’ C2c *brestan- WA 640 View
bretted v. 'break to pieces, destroy' brytja 'chop into pieces' CC3c *ƀrut- Far brytja, Icel brytja, Norw brytja WA 2256, 2697 View
nowte n. nowt, nout 'bull, cattle' naut 'cattle, oxen' A1*c *nautan Far neyt, Icel naut, Norw naut, ODan nøt, Dan nød, Sw nöt WA 1350, 3823, 4744 View
kynd v. kind 'burnt' kynda 'kindle, light a fire' B2ac *kunđjan- Far kynda, Icel kynda, Norw kynda, Sw dial kynda WA 2247 View
cakled v. cackle 'cackled' BBB2a Norw kakla, kagle, Dan kagle, Sw kackla Gaw 1412 View
kakeʒ n. cake 'cake' kaka 'cake' B1 *kakōn Far kaka, Icel kaka, Norw kaka, kake, Dan kage, Sw kaka Cl 625, 635 View
brest n. 'calamity' brestr 'crash, crack, defect, loss' C2c *ƀrestuz Far brestur, Icel brestur, Norw brest, Dan brist, OSw bräster, braster Cl 229 View
grofe n. 'cave' gróf 'pit, ditch, ravine' C1abc *grōƀō Far grógv, Norw grôv WA 5394 View
rekanthes n. reckan, reckon 'chains' rekendi (fem. pl. rekendr) 'chain'  A1*c *rakentj- Icel rekindi WA 5128, 5542 View
cartis n. cart 'chariot, cart' kartr 'cart' CC2 *krat- Icel kartur, Norw kart WA 3058, 3629 View
barne n. bairn 'child' barn 'child' CCC5ac *ƀarnan Far barn, Icel barn, Norw barn, Dan barn, Sw barn Gaw 2320; Pe 426, 712, 1040; Cl 329, 378, 502, etc.; Pat 510 View
wale n. wale 'choice, range to choose from, abundance' val 'choice', vǫl  'choice' B2ac *wal- Far val, Icel val, Norw val, ODan val, Dan valg, Sw val; Far velja, Icel velja, Norw velja, Dan vælge, Sw välja Erk 73 View
kyrk n. kirk 'church' kirkja ‘church’ A1*bc Far kirkja, Icel kirkja, Norw kyrkje, Dan kirke, Sw kyrka Gaw 2196; Pe 1061; Cl 1270, 1431; Erk 16, 113; WA 1549, 4542 View
ʒarm n. yarm 'clamour' jarmr 'bleating' C2c *erma- Far jarm(an), Icel jarmur, Norw jerm Cl 971 View
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
klubbe n. club 'club' klubba 'club' B1 Far klubbi, Norw klubba, klubbe, ODan klubbe, Dan klubbe, Sw klubba, Sw dial klubba Cl 839, 1348 View
fogge n. fog 'coarse grass' D1c Norw fogg, fjagg, fjogg, fugg Cl 1683 View
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
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
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