Mōtung:Grīpfealcen

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Getæl nīwra worda and earfoðra worda[ādihtan fruman]

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Note that in this list: "ȝ"=IPA "j", "ċ"=IPA "t͡ʃ", "sċ"=IPA "ʃ", and "ċȝ"=IPA "d͡ːʒ".
Note that etymologies or rationales for the Old English neologisms should be put after the Modern English translation in square brackets, like so:
  • fȳrƿǣpen (sn) - firearm, gun [calque of "firearm"]
Abbreviations used are: sm/sn/sf = strong masculine/neuter/feminine; wm/wn/wf = weak masculine/neuter/feminine; indecm/indecn/indecf = indeclinable masculine/neuter/feminine; w-dec. = w-declension; u-dec. = u declension; i-mut. = i-mutated; pl. = plural; aj = adjective; desc. = modifier for a noun (a "describer") other than an adjective; av = adverb; w1/w2/w3 = weak verb class; s1/s2/.../s7b = strong verb class.
  • Arctisċ (aj) - Arctic [borrowed]
  • fiðerbrādness (sf) - breadth of wing ["fiðere" - "wing"+"brādness" - "width, breadth"]
  • grīpfealcen (sm) - gyrfalcon [calque of "gyrfalcon" - e.g. "vulture-falcon"]
  • hundtēontigoðe (aj) meter (sn) - centimeter ["hundredth meter"]
  • Peregrinefealcen (sm) - Peregrine falcon [calque of "Peregrine falcon"]
  • Wīnland (sn) - the Americas [borrowed from Old Norse]


se nama[ādihtan fruman]

Ic þence þæt se nama scolde wesan "grīp-fealcen" for þæm "gir" is gelicost fram worde þe mæneþ "grīpe" ("vulture"), and "fealcen" is Englisc word to "falcon". Willcume ic þec on míne brúcendsídan! 09:32, 18 Mǣdmōnaþ 2010 (UTC)