Wikipǣdiamōtung:Nīwlicu word teohhunga

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(mōtung) 20:38, 1 Se Æfterra Gēola 2016 (UTC)

  • se beadurinc: soldier, attested in OE and literally means battle-warrior; is unused by this wikia --Urskadamus (mōtung) 17:59, 22 Wēodmōnaþ 2017 (UTC)
  • se cīnæppel: lemon, analogous to German 'Apfelsein' and calque of French pomme de Sine, meaning China-apple --Urskadamus (mōtung) 20:32, 7 Wēodmōnaþ 2017 (UTC)
  • þæt cīnaglæs: porcelain, literally meaning china-glass and is a calque of Armenian ճենապակի --Urskadamus (mōtung) 03:03, 22 Wēodmōnaþ 2017 (UTC)
  • se cyðere: martyr, is attested in OE, but is unused in this wikia "Ða cwæð se ealdor-biscop to ðam eadigan cyðere, "Is hit swa hí secgað?", Ælfric of Eynsham --Urskadamus (mōtung) 00:29, 8 Wēodmōnaþ 2017 (UTC)
  • sēo dæġbōc: diary, analogous to German Tagebuch; meaning day-book --Urskadamus (mōtung) 23:41, 9 Wēodmōnaþ 2017 (UTC)
  • Ēasternu Cirice: Orthodox Christianity, meaning 'Eastern Church'; --Urskadamus (mōtung) 22:04, 14 Sēremōnaþ 2018 (UTC)
  • se flocc: political party, analogous to Modern English flock, meaning taken from Icelandic flokkur--Urskadamus (mōtung) 20:32, 7 Wēodmōnaþ 2017 (UTC)
  • se herealdor: colonel, from Anglic army-elder, calqued from Greek --Urskadamus
  • se heretoga: army-general --Urskadamus (mōtung) 19:46, 24 Blōtmōnaþ 2017 (UTC)
  • se hlēowcatt: lion, from Anglic lewcat, with lew meaning 'sun' or 'sunny' --Urskadamus (mōtung) 00:27, 12 Wēodmōnaþ 2017 (UTC)
The authentic word in the texts in leo. Hogweard (mōtung) 15:42, 12 Wēodmōnaþ 2017 (UTC)
Thanks for telling me; though, I am partial towards hlēowcatt, if nothing else because lēo is a Gallicism. Though I do understand that the meaning and connection is not as obvious as with the latter. What do you think? --Urskadamus (mōtung) 03:36, 13 Wēodmōnaþ 2017 (UTC)
  • sēo hlēowcatte: lioness, from the above source but with catte (fem.) --Urskadamus (mōtung) 00:27, 12 Wēodmōnaþ 2017 (UTC)
  • se hwig: whig, the old political party in England, opposed to the Tory (se Toriġ); is terser than the currently-used and pedantic hwigamor--Urskadamus (mōtung) 21:17, 17 Wēodmōnaþ 2017 (UTC)
  • se līðere: sergeant, analogous to Icelandic liðþjálfi, which literally means runner in both languages; the modern (albeit obsolete) English verb from which it is based is 'lithe' (to go) --Urskadamus (mōtung) 00:39, 12 Wēodmōnaþ 2017 (UTC)
I have used werodþegn. The word "sergeant" is from the French sergeant, from the Latin servient. I have never seen a sergeant running when he can get a private to do it. Hogweard (mōtung) 15:42, 12 Wēodmōnaþ 2017 (UTC)
I agree; maybe līðere can be used to mean private instead? --Urskadamus (mōtung) 03:36, 13 Wēodmōnaþ 2017 (UTC)
  • Sēo Lutherisċe Ċiriċe: The Lutheran Church. --Urskadamus (mōtung) 17:27, 17 Hāligmōnaþ 2017 (UTC)
  • þæt lutherisċ: Lutheran (n.) --Urskadamus (mōtung) 17:27, 17 Hāligmōnaþ 2017 (UTC)
  • se mǣġ: parent, attested in OE as well but not in wikia; is irregular, declines like dæġ (long ǣ becomes ā, ġ becomes g in plural: þā māgas)

  • Peadrig: Patrick, modelled phonetically, as Heanrig for Henry --Urskadamus (mōtung) 00:45, 29 Winterfylleþ 2017 (UTC)
  • se sealtrēam: salsa, literally means salt-cream --Urskadamus (mōtung) 00:43, 12 Wēodmōnaþ 2017 (UTC)
  • sēo slæġhearpa: piano, analogous to Icelandic slagharpa --Urskadamus (mōtung) 00:29, 8 Wēodmōnaþ 2017 (UTC)
  • sēo tealgōs: penguin, analogous to Icelandic mörgæs --Urskadamus (mōtung) 00:29, 8 Wēodmōnaþ 2017 (UTC)
  • se wulfpersoc, se wulfespersoc: tomato, from obsolete English/Anglic wolf's peach --Urskadamus (mōtung) 20:32, 7 Wēodmōnaþ 2017 (UTC)
That's good: the tomato was known as "Wolf peach" when first introduced this side of the ocean.Hogweard (mōtung) 13:24, 28 Hāligmōnaþ 2017 (UTC)
  • se þrōðer: bullet, from Anglic throther, presumably related to Modern English verb throttle --Urskadamus (mōtung) 20:32, 7 Wēodmōnaþ 2017 (UTC)