Old EnglishspEnglish
IsvbThird person singular present of be, Old English is, from Germanic stem *es- Old English lost the final -t-. See be. Until 1500s, pronounced to rhyme with kiss.
Is phr"He's Dead But Won't Lie Down" - a person who continues to exist, exert some influence, or demand some attention, but as outlived any real usefulness or role.
Is phr"Isn't It So?" - is that true? 2. isn't that the way?
Is phr"It Is What It Is." - indicating resigned acceptance of an unpleasant but inevitable situation or circumstance about which nothing positive really can be said.
I-same advTogether, in company.
I-say-sonAn assertion, ipse dixit; "Heed I-say-so even of authority.""
I-schappevbTo create, form, shape
I-schieldvbTo shield, to protect
I-schirrevbTo make clear, declare, make known, tell, say, speak
I-scolenA troop, host, shoal, band
I-sechevbto seek, seek after
I-seevbTo see, behold.
I-seggenvbTo say, relate, confess, declare
IselnIzle, sparks, embers, ashes. 2. floating sparks from a fire or conflagation. 3. extinct sparks, particles of soot, smuts.
I-seleadjHappy, silly
I-seliadjHappy, fortunate, prosperous, isele.
I-selthnHappiness, felicity, fortune
I-semevbTo bring to agreement, to settle. 2. to reconcile, settle, to suit, beseem
I-semelicheadjIn a seemingly or becoming manner
I-setnessenInstitution, ordinance, statue, law
IshsfxA suffix used to form adjectives from nouns, with the sense of “belonging to”; “after the manner of,” “having the characteristics of,” “like” (childish, hillish ); “addicted to,” “inclined or tending to” ( bookish; ); “near or about” ( fiftyish; sevenish ). 2. a suffix used to form adjectives from other adjectives, with the sense of “somewhat,” “rather” (oldish; reddish; sweetish ). origin: Old English -'isc'.
I-ship nThe state of one's own self and identity; one's conscious personality. 2. i-hood.
I-sibppRelated, akin
I-sibsum adjPeaceful.
I-sightnVision, sight
IslandnOld English īegland, from īeg ‘island’ (from a base meaning ‘watery, watered’) + land. The change in the spelling of the first syllable in the 16th century was due to association with the unrelated word isle. A contiguous area of land, smaller than a continent, totally surrounded by water.  2. an entity surrounded by other entities that are very different from itself.  3. an island of tranquility (a calm place surrounded by a noisy environment) an island of color on a butterfly's wing. 4. superstructure on an aircraft carrier's deck. 5. a traffic island; the island in the middle of a roundabout. 6. (land surrounded by water): ait, holm; an entity surrounded by other very different entities): oasis; insular; isle; islet.
Island vbTo surround with water; make into an island.  2. to set, dot (as if) with islands. 3. to make into, or as an island. 4. to place as an island; to make, settle or enclose as an island. 5. to insulate; to isolate.
Island phr"Island of the Blessed" - In Greek mythology, islands in the western ocean, where the favorites of the gods lived after death.
Island phr"No Man Is an I(s)land" - human being do not thrive when isolated from others.
Island phr"Stand in I(s)land" - to be detached or isolated.
Island-born adjBorn on and native to an island.
Islanded adjMade into or as an island; insulated. 2. furnished or studded with islands.
Islander nOne who lives on a island.
Islandful adjAs much or as many as an island can hold.
Island-hood nInsularity, the condition of being an island.
Island-hop vbTo move from one island to another, esp. as a tourist, migratory folk, from one small island in an area of small island.
Island-hopping nThe act of moving from one island to another, esp. as a tourist, migratory folk, from one small island in an area of small island.
Islandish adjPertaining to or characteristic of an island; insular.
Island-less adjDevoid or without islands.
Island-like adjResembling, characteristic or of the nature of an island.
Island-strewn adjAn ocean or sea strewn with islands. 2. a country of strewn island such as the Indonesian archipelgo; on the island-strewn waters of Scandinavia.
Island-wide adjExtending through out an island.
Islandy adjFull of islands; insular.
IsnessnThe fact that a thing is. 2. that which a thing is in itself, essence
I-soundadjSound, sound in health, well, safe
I-spilenIsepile. 2. Var. of Ilspile, Isespil
I-standvbTo stand firm
I-stillvbTo restrain, still, calm, stay
Is-to-be adjProspective, as 'A life of my is-to-be ...'
I-stinkvbTo smell, to perceive by smell
I-streonnGain, acquisition, wealth. 2. begetting, procreation. 3. Off-spring, progeny
I-stretchevbTo stretch, spread
I-sundenWholeness, soundness. 2. safety
I-sundfulnQuite sound, well, prosperous, happy
I-sunding nSalvation, healing.
I-sundlenvbTo heal, save, to sundle
I-swikevbTo fail, to cease, to cease from an act.
I_swinkevbSwinch. 2. to toil, to labour, to swink
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