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N

nail, fingernail

nægl

naked

nacod

name (n)

nama, m

name (v)

hatan; nemnan

narrative

ge-recednis

narrow

nearo

nation

folc, n; leodscipe; mægð

natural

gecynde

nature

cynd

navy

flothere; sciphere

near (adj)

neah; nean

near (adv)

neah

near to

gehende (+dat)

nearby

gehende

necessary

niedbehefe; niedbeðearf

neck

hals, m

need

beþurfan

needle

nædl

neglect

forlætan

negligent

recceleas

neighbourhood

neawest

neither

naþer; nohwæðer

neither ... nor

ne .... ne; nohwæðer ... ne

nephew

nefa

net

nett, n

never

na; næfre

nevertheless

hwæðere; noht þon læs

new

niwe

newly

niwan

next

oðer

night

niht, f; nihthelm

nightcrawler

sceadugenga

nightshift

nihtweorc, n

nightwatch

nihtwaco

nightwork

nihtweorc, n

ninety

hundnigontig

no

na; nic

nobility

eorlscipe; indrhyto, f

noble

æðele; cynelic; freolic; hærlic; indryhten

noble kinsman: freomæg

nobleman

ealdorman; eorl

nobly

manlice

noise

breahtm

none

nænig

noon

middæg

nor even

ne eac

nor

ne ... ne

northwards

norð

nostril

nosþyrl

not

ne; nic; noht

not at all; by no means

na; nateshwon; næs; nealles; noht

nothing

nanwuht; nawiht

notorious

mære

now

nu

now that: nu

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O

oak tree

actreo, m

oar

ar, f

oath

obedience

gehiersumnes

obey

hieran; hiersumian; ge-hiersumian

obliged, be

sculan

observe

healdan

observer

sceawere, m

obtain

begietan (sv 5); gegongan

occasion

mæl; sæl

occupation (=worry)

bisgu

occupy

bysigian

occurrence

gelimp

ocean

geofon, m/n; gelagu; mereflod

ocean current

sæstream

ocean path, route

brimlad

offer

beodan; gebeodan; offrian; ge-offrian

offer up: ge-offrian

offering

lac; offrung

office

had

offspring

eafore; ofspring; sæd

often

geneahhe; oft

oil

ele, m

old

eald; frod; gamol

on (adv)

on

on

on (+d,a)

on this side of (prep)

behionan

one

an

one (indef pro)

man

only (conj)

butan, buton

only (adv)

efne

onto

on

onward (adv)

on

open (adj)

open

open (v)

openian; geryman

openly (adv)

openlice

opponent

andsaca, m

opportunity

byre

oppose

ongeanstandan

oppressive

hefig

or

hwæþer þe; oþþe

oratory

gebedhus

ordain

hadian; ge-scrifan

order (n)

endebyrdnes, f; fadung; had (=religious order); hæs

order

hatan

origin

æþelo, np; ; gecynd

original

bysen, f

ornament

fæt; frætwe (pl); hyrst, f

ornament (v)

frætwan

ornamented

fæted; ge-regnad

orthodox

rihtgeleaffull

other

oðer

otherwise

elcor; elles

ought to

sculan

outcast (adj)

fah

outcry

gebære, n.

over

ofer (+dat/acc)

overcome

ofercuman

overconfidence

ofermod

overhang

oferhelmian

overrun

gegongan (7); ofergan

overshadow

oferhelmian

overtake

beridan

own (adj)

agen

own

agan

ox

oxa, m

oxherd (a useful word in modern English)

oxanhierde, m

 

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