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Lexeme Part of Speech Modern English Form Sense ON Etymon Summary Category PGmc Ancestor Other Scandinavian reflexes Occurrences  
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
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
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 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
sorʒe n. 'muck, filth' (1) saurgan (n.) 'pollution, defilement', cp. saurigr (adj.) 'filthy, dirty'; (2) cp. saurr (n.) 'mud, dirt' D2 (1) *saur-; (2) *surgō- (1) Far seyrur, Icel saur, Norw saur, ODan sør, OSw sör-, Sw dial sör Cl 75, 846; Pat 275 View
manslatir n. manslaughter 'murder' slátr 'butcher's meat, slaughter' C1 *slaxt- Far slátur, Icel slátur, Norw slåtr WA 4486 View
slaʒtir n. slaughter 'murder, deadly power, slaughter' slátr 'butcher's meat, slaughter' C1 *slaxt- Far slátur, Icel slátur, Norw slåtr WA 708, 3049, 4855 View
manslaʒt n. 'murderer' sláttr 'mowing, smiting' CCC2a *slaxt- Far sláttur, Icel sláttur, Norw slått, Dan slæt, Sw slåter, Sw dial slått WA 4498 View
nere adv., prep. near 'near, nearer, almost' nær 'near, nearer' CC3a *nēhwaz Far nær, Icel nær, Norw nær, Dan nær, Sw när Gaw 237, 322, 556, etc.; Pe *262, 286, 404; Cl 414, 1558, 1585; Pat 85, 169 View
nyʒter-tale n. 'night-time' náttarþel 'darkest part of the night' C4 *naxt- *þel WA 324 View
nente adj. ninth 'ninth' niundi 'ninth' C2c *newunðō- or *newunþō- Norw niande, Dan niende, Sw nionde Pe 1012 View
bayn adj., adv. bain 'obedient, willing; eagerly' beinn 'straight, direct; hospitable, helpful, accommodating' A1bc *baina- Far beinur, Icel beinn, Norw bein Gaw 1092, 2158; Pe 807; Cl 1511; Pat 136; Erk 181; WA 323 View
glode n. glode 'open space, patch (of sky)' sólar-glaðan ‘sunset’ DD1bc (1) *glaið- (2) Norw glott, Shetl gloderek, gloderet, glodere, glod(er); (3) Norw dial glada, Sw dial gladas, gla(d)na  Gaw 2181, 2266; Pe 79; Erk 75 View
insiʒt n. insight 'opinion' CCC4
 
Dan indsigt, Sw insikt Cl 1659 View
bost n. boast 'outcry, clamour' (1) cp. busilkinna ?’woman with round cheeks’ DD1 (1) *bus- (1) Norw bos(s), OSw bos Gaw 1448, Cl 179, 1450, 1712 View
forloteʒ v. 'overlook'
 
láta 'to put, place, suffer, grant; to leave off; to let, cause, make (etc.); cp. fyrir-láta 'let go, give up' A1*c *lētan- Far lata, láta, Icel láta, Norw låta, Dan lade, Sw låta Cl 101 View
warke n. wark 'pain' verkr 'pain, inflamation' CC2c *warki- Far verkur, Icel verkur, Norw verk, Dan værk, Sw värk WA 539, 2811 View
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