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DOW

EAS
Downright, 147, 185

E, replaces a, 39, 43, 71, 143
Drag, 128

· replaces a, 39, 50, 57, 61, 67,
Drake, 167, 168

69, 71, 74, 82, 102
Draught, 114

– replaces ea, 43, 61, 88, 261
Draw, 84, 126, 128

- replaces eo, 43, 49, 50, 61, 95,
Drawbridge, 179

129, 261
Dray, 128

replaces i, 68, 74, 87, 136
Dreadful, 122

- replaces 0, 50, 59, 61
Dream, 131, 255

- replaces u, 86, 121
Dreg, 152

- replaces y, 43, 49, 68, 71, 88
Drench, 95

- a letter popular in the South-
Drink, 95

east of England, in the middle
Drive, 121, 275

of a word, 68
Drivel, 116

popular in the North, 175
Droop, 116

- omitted at the end of a word,
Drought, 102, 127

310
Drove, 88

Ea, retained in Dorset and the
Drummond, 306

South, 33, 37, 116, 175, 223,
Drunkenness, 248

260
Dry, 50, 88

- replaces a, 52, 80, 116, 118
Dryden, 124, 304, 305, 312, 313, - replaces eo, 39, 49, 59, 85
344

-jeplaces y, 40, 49
Dual Number, 7, 23, 37

Each, 60, 73, 78, 81, 86, 100,
is dropped, 166

166, 184, 266
Duck, 168, 212

Eadred, 46, 47
Duck, to, 179

Eagre, the, 42
Dunbar, 231, 297

Ear, to (arare), 2, 12, 301
Durham, 146, 203, 331

Earl, 102
During, 26, 269

Earle, Mr., 34, 56, 138, 190, 284
Dusk, 122

Early English Text Society, the,
Dutch, the, 18, 286

165, 174, 196, 320, 370
words akin to English, 63, 64, Earthly, 10%
75, 82, 90, 92, 100, 105, 106, Earthly Paradise, the, 319
115, 116, 117, 123, 131, 142, Ease, 224
152, 161, 169, 170, 174, 177, Easily, 104
211, 213. See Friesland, Fri- East Anglia, 19, 41, 42, 45, 52,
sian

55, 62, 91, 127, 128, 129, 137,
Dwell, 97

142, 166, 182, 190, 194, 269,
Dwindle, has d inserted in the 278, 310, 353
middle, 26

East Midland, the, 55–66, 68,

70-77, 81, 87, 92-110, 115,

122, 125-133, 142-145, 155–
its sound is represented in 157, 162–174, 254, 256, 257,
many ways, 175

259, 263, 268, 271, 285, 304

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EAS

ERY
East Midland, the Shibboleths Ember days, 121
of, 62, 63, 147

Empress, 219, 222
Easy, 50, 130, 153, 279

Empty, 121
Ed, the ending of the Past Parti- En, the Romance Prefix. 245, 247
ciple, clipped, 82, 83

the Plural Ending of Nouns,
Eden, Miss, 168

22, 67, 70, 102, 167
Edge, to, 95

- the Possessive Feminine
Edgeworth, Mr., 332

Suffix, 6
Edinburgh, 146, 260

the Suffix akin to Greek, 11
Review, the, 317

the Adjectival Ending, 15, 129
Edmund the Archbishop,154, 231 the new Ending of the Infini-

the Martyr, 52, 60, 92, 353 tive, 74, 108, 263
Edward, the son of Alfred, 44, the Ending of the Strong
45, 46

Verb's Participle Passive, 9,
Edward the Confessor, 61, 216, 24
235

- the new Midland Ending of
Edward I., 7, 162, 165, 166, 174, the Plural of the Present

182, 183, 186, 196, 209, 233, Tense, 62, 63, 125, 143, 147,
236, 238, 257, 258

156, 162, 165, 256, 263, 281
Edward II., 273

End, 3
Edward III., 260, 261, 263, 276 Ende, the ending of the Active
Edward IV., 283, 284

Participle, 24, 25, 62, 63, 91,
Edward VI., 301

94, 113, 115, 125, 269
Ee, the Suffix, 247

Endings, Aryan, 5, 6, 11, 12
Ee, replaces e, 116, 148, 175

Romance, 246, 247
Een, the Irish Suffix, 247

Teutonic, 15
Eer, the Suffix, 247

Endure (harden), 267
Egg, to, 95

Engine, 301
Ei, replaces e, 57, 80, 179 English, speech of the West

Saxons, 35
Eight, 85

- Pale in Ireland, 206
Eke, 43, 88

Enhaunce, 267
El, the Suffix, 15, 85

Enlighten, 106, 150, 247
Elasticity, 337

Ennui, 338
Elbow, 85

Enough, 71, 73, 80, 85
Eldest, 129

Enquire, 280
Eleven, 12, 13, 49, 112

Ensaumple, 269, 280
- Pains of Hell, the, 251

Enter, 267, 269
Elizabeth, 184, 186, 308, 325 Environ, 267
Ellis's letters, 276

Equal, egal, 275
Else, 11

Er, the Suffix, 15, 176
Ely, 154, 191

Erasmus, 294
short for hem (illis), 44, 2, 30
58, 88

Ery, the Suffix, 247

ea, 85

F replacest kiandag

, 13, 137, 138

ES

FLA
Es replaces eth in Verbs, 49, 50, Exinanite, 302, 304

136, 143, 148, 156, 165, 185 Eye, 20, 40, 85, 95
Es, the ending of the Genitive

Singular, 5, 49, 50, 51, 94
- (=as)the ending of the Nomi-
native Plural, 5, 39, 43, 49,

in the
51, 59, 166, 256

word, 53, 142, 190
- the old ending of the Second Faery Queen, the, 308, 318
Person Singular of the Pre- Fair, 91; fair and free, 161
sent, 8, 26, 148, 165, 185 Faith, 132
- the Northern ending of the Falcandus, 54

Present Plural, 62, 63, 282 Fall, 13, 26, 333
Ese, the Suffix, 247

Falter, 142
Esque, the Suffix, 247

Far, 3, 148, 282
Ess, the Feminine Suffix, 247, and wide, 159
268

be it, 291
Essex, 19, 41, 45, 47, 55, 69, 75, Fare, 43, 168

87, 91, 137, 147, 154, 175, 182 Farquhar, 124
Essex Homilies, the, 86-91, 105, Fast, the Suffix, 15

117, 136, 149, 220, 236, 256 Father, 4, 6, 49, 51, 290
Esthonia, 73

Fawn, to, 120
Et, the Suffix, 247

Fearful, 116
Eth, the Southern ending of the Fed, 129

Present Plural, 62, 63, 263, Feeble, 87
295

Feed, 43, 88
Ethel, 343

Fellow, 42
Ethelred, 86

Feminine Gender, 6, 97, 268
Eton, 113, 187, 277, 323, 335, Fetch, 80, 107
337

Few, 43, 59, 88, 290
Eu, replaces low, 74, 88; a Fib, 117
French sound, 220

Fielding, 344, 346
Evangelise, 267

Fiend, 43, 87
Even, in composition, 98, 266 Fight, 95, 147
Ever, 12, 57, 71, 81, 130

File, 170
Evermore, 81, 250

Find, found, 164
Every, 53, 73, 81, 143

Fine, 126
Every one, 130

Finsborough, battle of, 18
Ever-ywhere, 118

Fire, 68, 128 ; fire-iron, 178
Evil, 71

Fish, 26, 88
Exacerbate, 338

Fit, 142
Exam, 331

Five, 25
Exceedingly, 291

Danish Burghs, 45, 47
Except, 26

Flail, 102
Exeter, 278

Flash, 124

FLA
Flat, 213, 224
Flea, 116
Fled, 131
Flee, 32, 113
Flew, 113
Fling, 179, 317
Flit, 97
Flog, 84
Flow, 4, 113
Floyd, 84
Flutter, 174
Fly, 32
Foal, 11
Foe, 185
Fold, the Suffix, 15
Follow, 52, 80, 87, 121, 127
Font, 91
Fool of myself, 223
Foot, 22, 148
Footman, 179
For (pro), 3, 27, 82, 170, 279

(enim), 71, 73
the Prefix, 11, 15, 16
evermore, 148

G
Fourscore, 149
Fowl, 85, 126
Fox, Mr., 344
Fox, 6
Frail, 224, 299
France, 46, 80, 83, 121
Francis, St., 226, 230
Franciscans, the, 226–235, 241,

248-250, 256, 257, 265, 295,

305
Frederick II., the Emperor, 222,

319
Freeman, Mr., 342
French. See Chapter IV.
Fresh, 103
Friday, 88
Frideswide, 208, 343
Friend, 87, 95
Friesland, Frisian, 17, 37, 111
Fright, 128
Frisian words akin to English,

64, 72, 90, 92, 115, 225. See

Dutch
Fro, fra, 64, 96, 125, 142
Froissart, 288
From, 3, 39, 64

far, 148

wicked to worse, 194
Froude, Mr., 317
Fruitful, 152
Ful, the Suffix, 15, 116, 122,

186
- in composition, 98
Fulke, 302, 305
Fuller, 183
Fulsome, 103
Furnival, Mr., 182
Furthermore, 159
Fussy, 103, 104
Future Tense, the, 12, 29

to, 60

Forasmuch, 177, 192
Forby, 99

Mr., 124
Fordo, 11, 16, 279
Fore, the Prefix, 15, 98, 231
Forefather, 261
Forefeet, 178
Foresaid, 191
Former, 7
Forsooth, 91, 337
Fortescue, 281
Forpam, 31
Forthright, 101
Forthwith, 101
Fortnight, 81
Forward, 99
Foul, 103
Foundling, 150
Four, 13, 59, 85, 138

G

the hard, 26, 57, 70, 87, 95,

127, 283, 285, 286

G, dropped at the end of a word,

50, 57, 61, 82
dropped in the middle of a
word, 104

is softened, 223, 246, 286
Gaed (ivit), 11, 74, 88
Gaelic, 26, 247
Gain, the Prefix, 15, 151
Gain, 97, 116
Gainest, the, 97
Gainsay, 151
Gallop, 19
Gander, 3
Gang, 12
Ganges, 2, 5, 314
Gangway, 5
Gar, 105, 165
Gardiner, Bishop, 293
Garibaldi, 54
Garnett, 1, 18, 19, 38, 94, 165
Gash, 223
Gaskell, Mrs., 96
Gat, 148, 185
Gate, 49, 95, 97, 163, 250, 286
Gatryke, 272
Gaul, 17, 18, 326, 331
Gave, 164
Ge, the Prefix, dropped, 38, 39,

43, 49, 52, 61, 62, 88, 126
- sounded, 119
Gear, 154
Gehaten, 61, 94
Geld, 117
Genesis and Exodus, the, 125,

127-134, 136, 143, 252, 278
Genitive, the, 5, 8, 29, 49, 50, 51,

60, 68, 94, 145, 309. See Par-

titive
Geniture, 289
Gentleman, 92
Gentlewoman, 223
George III., 32, 327
German, 5, 10, 17, 18, 26, 32,

46, 48, 51, 63, 70, 98, 107,

GOD
137, 162, 170, 177, 196, 234,
238, 242, 253, 314, 315, 320,
330, 339, 343.

See High,
Low
German words akin to English,

115, 124, 126, 131, 142, 174,

176, 178, 179, 211, 213
Gerundial Infinitive, 24, 25,

28, 29, 30, 189
Get, 95, 286
Gevenlike, 127
Gewgaw, 124
Gh, replaces g and c, 74, 87, 147,
179, 185

h, 57, 136, 137
Ghastly, 113
Ghost, 69
Ghostly, 113
Gibbon, 1, 252, 289, 312, 313,

316, 318, 343, 344, 365
Giggle, 123
Gin, 93, 97, 301
Giraldus Cambrensis, 254
Gird, 113
Girl, 179
Give, 58, 95, 283, 290
Gladstone, Mr., 277, 318
Glare, 175
Glee, 87, 176
Glendower, 276
Glint, 131
Gloucester, Robert of, 175-178,

190, 207, 226, 234, 240, 241,

247, 252, 258
Gloucestershire, 49, 124, 179,

192, 206, 259, 275, 288, 290,

294, 297
Gnash, 152
Go, 4, 10
Go out, of fire, 121
Go thy way, 194
Go to pot, 294
God forbid, 291
God wot, 163, 165

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