Lexicon - Orthography - H.G. Fowler
 
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wade v. [wadan, go, advance, trudge]
wake v. [wacian, wake]
wall n. [weal, wall]
wan adj. [wann, dark, black]
wane v. [wanian, diminish, lessen]
ward n. [weard, guardian]
warm v. [wyrman, warm]
warn v. [warnian, warn]
warp v. [weorpan, throw, cast]
water n. [wæter, water]
water v. [wæterian, water, give water to]
wax v. [weaxon, row]
way n. [weg, way, path, road]
we pron. [we, we]
weal n. [wela, prosperity, riches]
weapon n. [wæpen, weapon]
(widow's) weeds n. [wæd, clothing, covering]
weather n. [weder, wind, storm]
weigh v. [wegan, carry]
weird adj. [wyrd, fate, event]
well v. [wellan, well, surge, boil]
well n. [wille, fountain]
wend v. [wendan, wend one's way, go, turn, translate, change]
were(wolf) n. [wer, man, husband]
west adv. [west, west]
whale n. [hwæl, whale]
what pron. [hwæt, who, what, someone, something]
when conj. [hwænne, until the time when]
where adv. [hwær, where]
whet v. [hwettan, whet, incite]
whether conj. [hwæðer, whether]
which pron. [hwelc, which, what, what kind of ]
while n. [hwil, time, while]
whistling n. [hwistlung, whistling]
wield v. [wealdan, wield, control]
wide adj. [wide, wide, far and wide]
widow n. [widewe, widow]
wife n. [wif, woman, wife]
will n. [willa, will, desire, pleasure, delight]
win v. [winnan, suffer, strugle, fight]
wind n. [wind, wind]
windy adj. [windig, windy]
wine n. [win, wine]
winsome adj. [wynsum, delightful]
winter n. [winter, winter, year]
wintertide n. [wintertid, wintertime]
wire n. [wir, wire, metal rod]
wisdom n. [wisdom, wisdom]
wise adj. [wis, wise]
wish v. [wiscan, wish]
with prep. [wiþ, against, in return for, from, with]
withstand v. [wiðstondan, withstand]
woe n. [wu, woe]
wolf n. [wulf, wolf]
womb n. [womb, womb, belly]
won adj. [hwon, little, few]
wonder n. [wundor, wonder, miracle]
wonder v. [wundurian, wonder, marvel at]
wood n. [wudu, wood, forest, tree]
word n. [word, word]
work n. [weorc, work, task, deed]
work v. [wyrcan, make, form, produce]
world n. [woruld, world]
worm n. [wyrm, worm, serpent, dragon]
wort n. [wyrt, herb, plant, vegetable]
worth n. [weorþ, worth, price]
worthy adj. [weorð, worthy, dear, valuable, in possession of]
wound n. [wund, wound]
wreak v. [wrecan, avenge]
wright n. [wyrhta, workman]
write v. [writan, write]
writer n. [writere, writer]
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