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? after a proto-word indicates that I don't know what PG/OHG/OD/OS/whatever word did I derive the descendant word from.

And yes, ED, I'm pathetically cribbing your lexicon. It looks cool.

AnatomyEdit

foot n IVs [*fōts]
foot

AnimalsEdit

rindj n Is [*hrinþaz]
boar
domestic animal, pet

EmotionsEdit

öönsj (önner-) n IIh [*wundrą]
wonder
Note: this is declined with the stem önner-, e.g. önneri
önnerber adj [önner-ber]
wonderful

Flight, AviansEdit

ern n Ih [*arnô < arô]
eagle

FloraEdit

eek n IVh [*aiks]
oak

Geography, names of countries, demonyms, etc.Edit

Eejpöög n IVh [eej-pöög]
Idoburg
Eejpöögersj (Eejpöögsj) adj [eej-pöög-er-sj, eej-pöög-sj]
Idoburgish
(first form only) the Idoburgish language
eej n IIIh [*awjō]
island
Eenglandj n IIh [German Eng(land) + landj]
England, Britain
kries n IIs [OHG kreiȥ]
district, geographical division
landj (lann-) n IIh [*landą or Lim. landj]
country
noord n IIh [OHG nord]
north
nöötsj n IIh [*nurþrą]
(dated) north
söötsj n IIh [*sunþrą]
south
wereldj n Is [*weraldiz]
world
wesj n IIh (wesjt-) [*westrą]
west
Wesjtrilandj (-lann-) n IIh [wesjt-ri-landj]
the Netherlands
öösj n IIh (öösjt-) [*austrą]
east
Öösjlandj n IIh [öösj-landj]
Germany

HierarchyEdit

nieëkoomer n Ihx [niew-koom-er]
novice, initiate, beginner

Home, Building, SettlementsEdit

höös n IIs [*hūsą]
house, home
leejen [*lag(i?)janą]
lay
plàtten [Lim. plate, infl. by Ib. word plàt(t)]
pave,
pöög n IVh [*burgz]
settlement
(rare) town
pööjen v III2w [*būaną, poss. backformation from "pöög"]
to build, construct
sjtedj [*stadiz]
city, town
tööp n IIh [*þurpą]
village
land (used only in the phrase mien tööp)
tööpsj adj [tööp-sj]
rural
(informal) uneducated
tur n IVh [*durz]
door

Humans, peopleEdit

mann n Ih [*mann-]
man, human, person
manneheed n IIs [mann-heed]
humanity
tsjeël n Ih [*þragilaz]
slave, thrall, prisoner, errand boy

LightEdit

'gaslampe n Ihe [German Gaslampe]
gas lamp
löötsjen v 1w [*liuhtijaną]
to light, to give light

MovementEdit

footganger n Ihx [foot-gang-er, German Fußgänger]
pedestrian
gangan v 3w [*ganganą]
go, walk
sjtraotj n IIIs uml [Latin strata]
street, paved road
sjömman v 3s oo [*swimmaną]
to swim

Speech, LinguisticsEdit

plàtj n Is [Lim. plat or Rip. Platt, influenced by flàtj "plain"]
speech, dialect, language
(je) Plàtj n Is [plàtj]
(informal) the Idoburgish language
séhjen (sáh-; ségk) v Iw irr [*sagjaną]
to say
séching n IIIh [sáh-ing]
sentence
saying, proverb

KinshipEdit

tööj (tödj, töd-) n IIIs [*þiud-; *þeudō]
tribe, family
töötsj adj [*þiudiskaz]
tribal
Germanic

TimeEdit

diedj n Is [*tīdiz]
time, hour
frooj (froo-) adj [*frōwaz]
early

Uncategorized (so far), generalEdit

befaolen v IIw [OHG pfāl, cf. Dutch bepaalen]
define, determine
förteeljen v Iw [för-teeljen]
spread
gantj adj [*gantaz]
whole, all of
getan v IVs [*getaną]
to get, to acquire
(g)iessen v IIw [*gitisōną?]
to guess
machen v IIw [*makōną]
make, do
sicher adj [*sikuraz]
safe, secure
teel n IIh [*dailą]
part, fraction
töödjen v Iw
understand, translate/interpret
werdan v IVs [*werþaną]
become
passive voice aux. verb
öötmachen v IIw [ööt-machen]
comprise, compose
refl., af be comprised of

Appearance, QualityEdit

goodj (beter, besj/besjt-) adj [*gōdaz, batizô, batistaz]
good, of good quality
gröötj adj [*grautaz]
big
Note: it's used with teel and comparative/superlative of feel (meer, meesj(t-) in the meaning of "a significant part, majority": meesjte teel "the most part, a significant majority"
tosjtöören v IIw [calque from German zerstören]
sjap (sjäp) n IIh [*skapą]
shape, condition
sjawan (sjäwan) v Vh [*skabaną]
to shave, to pluck (hair/feathers)
sjöön adj [*skauniz]
nice, beautiful

Science, post-mediaeval technology, etc.Edit

buusenpuder n IIh [buusen-puder]
gunpowder, smokeless powder; any type of powder firearm propellant
drök n IIh [dröken < German drücken]
print, printing press
dröken v IIw [German drücken]
to print, type
ienföörjen v Iw [ien-föörjen]
to invent, to introduce
öötdenkjen v Iw [ööt-denkjen]
come up with, invent

WarEdit

buuse n Ihe [OHG buhsa]
firearm, rifle
krieg n Ih [OS krīg, *krē₂gaz]
war, armed conflict

Water, plumbingEdit

klaoke n irr-e [Latin cloaca]
sewer
roor n IIh [OHG rōr]
pipe, tube
sjömsle n IIhe [sjöm-sle]
swimming pool, pond
water n IVh [*watōr]
water
wateroor n IIh [water-roor]
usually in plural aqueduct

PronounsEdit

man [*mann-]
one (indef. 3rd person singular pronoun)

AffixesEdit

-ber adj [OWG -bāri]
forms adjectives from roots with meaning "having ..."
e- [*ga-]
forms participles from verbs
-er n Ihx [-ārijaz, -warjaz], declension merged with -ar
forms agent nouns from verbs
forms words with the meaning "inhabitant of..."
-heed n IIs [*haiduz]
-hood, -ness
-ig adj [*-igaz]
generic suffix forming adjectives from roots
niew- (nieë- before consonants) [*niwjaz, niewe]
forms nouns from participles (w/o e- prefix) or from roots suffixed with -er, with the meanings "to ... again" and "new ..." respectively.
-sj (-isj after a non-palatalizable consonant) adj [*-iskaz]
generic adjective-forming suffix
-sle n IIhe [*-slą]
used to form nouns from verbs

PrepositionsEdit

af +N/+G
of, from
gein +N [*gagina]
against, opposite
in +N/D; +A [*in]
(with nominative/dative) in
(with accusative) into
neto +N/+D [*nehw-tō?]
near
öm +A [*umbi]
about, around
tweedj +N/+D [*twai-??]
between
över +N [*ubiri]
over, on
ööt +N [*ūt]
out (of)

Interjections, conjunctions, etc.Edit

do [OHG doh; late borrowing]
though, but
om je (gantje(n) ...
...-wide, all over the ...
över dat
moreover, on top of that
è [Lim. è]
(following an adjective) that's (so) <adjective>
Note: It's used without a copula only in short phrases when subject is not specified (e.g. Önnerber è. - That's (so) wonderful.), and if the subject is specified, it requires to be used with a copula (e.g. Eejpöög önnerber è. - Idoburg is (indeed) wonderful.)
(informal) a particle used to amplify any preceding statement
used as an interrogative particle (similar to question tags in English)

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