Lexeme – Index

Focus Area Language (family) Form Meaning Grammar Note
Eurasia Old English wyrigan, wirgan

to strangle

wv Details
Eurasia Frisian wjirgje

to strangle

wv West Frisian Details
Eurasia Old Frisian wergia

to strangle, to kill

wv Details
Eurasia German schmieren

to smear, to anoint

wv Details
Eurasia Old High German smirwen

to smear

wv Details
Eurasia Norwegian (Bokmål) rysja

to flay

wv Details
Eurasia Old English springan, sprincan

to spring, to burst out; to grow

wv Details
Eurasia Old High German lenzo

spring

wm Details
Eurasia Old English bierce, byrce, birce, birciae

birch

wf According to OED, Old English had two forms: (1) the strong feminine OE berc, beorc (cognate with ON bjǫrk) from the strong feminine PGm. *berkâ-; and (2) the weak feminine OE bierce, byrce, birce, birciae (cognate with OHG bir(i)cha), from the weak feminine derivative PGm. *birkjôn- < *berkâ-. "The Old English birce gave Middle English birche, modern birch; the northern form birk reaches to Morecambe Bay and Lincoln" (OED). Details
Eurasia Old Irish necht

winnowing

vn Details
Eurasia Finnish vaunut

wagon

vaunu-t 'wagon-PL' (usually used in its plural form) Details
Eurasia Scottish Gaelic àr

to plough, till, cultivate; ploughing, tillage, agriculture

v,m Archaic. Attested in Norman Macleod's Dictionary of the Gaelic Language, 1830. Details
Eurasia Proto-Indo-European *tark-, *terk-, *tork-

to twist

v, v, v Details
Eurasia Proto-Italic *pang-, pagto-, *pagto-

to attach

v, v, v Details
Eurasia Proto-Indo-European *terh₁-, *trh₁-, *treh₁-i-

to rub

v, v, v Details
Eurasia Proto-Indo-European *pey-, *poyH-, *pī-

to be fat

v, v, v Details
Eurasia Proto-Indo-European *tel-k-, *tl-ek-

to push, to hit, to kick, to trample

v, v Details
Eurasia Proto-Indo-European *tew-, *stew-

to strike, to crush; to pierce

v, v Details
Eurasia Proto-Indo-European *dolh₁-ie/o-, *d(e)lh₁-ie/o-

to cut

v, v De Vaan hesitates between PIE *dolh₁-ie/o- v. 'to cut repeatedly' and PIE *d(e)lh₁-ie/o- v. 'to cut' Details
Eurasia Proto-Indo-European *kr-io-, *k(o)r-io-

torn off

v, v Details

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