Staff A/Af of the English Wordbook.

Basic abbreviations:

  • OE = Old English
  • ME = Middle English
  • PG = Or-theedish
  • SC = Scots
  • SW = Swedish
  • Dan. = Danish
  • ON = Old Norse
  • OS = Old Saxon
  • NHG = New Hightheech
  • IC = Icelandish
  • H.IC = High Icelandish
  • Du. = Netherlandish
  • Fris. = Friesish

For a full list of etymological and other abbreviations used in these wordlists, see: Offshortenings.


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Leaves under English Wordbook/A:

Aa Ab Ac Ad Ae Af Ag Ah Ai Aj Ak Al Am An Ao Ap Aq Ar As At Au Av Aw Ax Ay Az

*Red links mean that no words have been put forth under those bookstaffs as of yet.

Chancery English Class Anglish/English
Attested Unattested
affable adj word-winsome, welcoming, friendly, kindly (particularly, in speech)
affair n fling; blowout; handiwork;
happening; business
inting (<OE intinga)
affect vb lead to, strike, inflow, sway; wend, shift, switch, awork (<OE awyrcan) forother (Du. veranderen)
affection n fondness; illness; leaning; hallmark; sweetness, dearness child: bairnlove (<OE bearnlufe)
affectionate adj loving, warm-hearted, indearing, sweet lovesome (Barnes)
affiance vb betroth -
affinity n leaning, kinship, sibred sibhood
affirm vb -

foraye (Barnes), begean (<OE begæn)

affirmative adv aye, yea, so, yes, yeah, yep -
affix n stick on, put on wordfastening
afflict vb ail, smite, dretch

swench (<OE swinc), beweal (<OE bewælan), thrysk (<OE ġeþryscan)

affluence n wealth, riches, fat weal, ethe
affluent adj wealthy, well-off, well-to-do
rich, fat
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afraid adj aghast, fearful, frightened afeared
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