Staff A/Ai 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
aichmophobia n needlefright -
aid n helpmate, sidekick, backing, helping hand, leg up filst (<OE fylst), atstall (<OE ætstæl), fultum (<OE fultum/fulteam)
aid vb help, bestead filst (<OE fylstan), andfilst (<OE andfylstan)
aimsome adj single-minded (Barnes) -
AIDS n - Earned Bodyweir Scantness Sickness
aim n goal, mark tile (< OE tilian "to aim", cf. NHG Ziel)

ettle

aim at vb sight, take sight on eye for, nought in,
tile (< OE tilian, NHG zielen)
air n/vb

wind, breath

vb: broadcast; freshen

loft (<OE loft (through Old Norse) cf. NHG Luft, Du. lucht), lift (<OE lyft), life's breath
air force n sky might, sky arm loft-weir, loftmight (cf. Du. luchtmacht), skyheer (< OED heer=army)
airplane / aeroplane n wing craft, kite (slang), flightcraft flycraft (OE, floegan; loftcraft, stycraft from OE: upstigen to move up rise ascend), wingwain, flysarrow, sarrowbird (sarrow - technical wonder); tinbird (NZ slang)
airport n flight field (< Ice) landing field, sky harbor, landing strip flyfield, lofthub, lofthaven (calque)
airship n skyship loftship
aisle n path, lane gangway
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