A list of endangered or extinct words in the english language that ought to be revived.
blithe adj. happy, blissful, joyous. [< OE blīþe < PG bleiþaz]
earcleaner n. pinky finger. [<OE eorcleaner]
elkind n. "the others" [< OE ælcynd < PG aljakundiz]
fise v.i. [fise, fose, fisen] to fart. [< ON fīsa]
frithe n. peace, tranquility. [< OE frīþe]
gang v.i. [gang, ging, gangen] go [< OE gangan, long form of gān (go)]
gim v.t. to mind, to pay attention to. [< OE gyman < PG gumjan]
*hite v.t. [hite, hote, hiten] to call, to be named. [< OE hātan < PG haitan]
ken v.t. to know, to recognize, to be familiar with. [<OE cennan < PG kannjan]
mischieve v.i. to get into mischief. [< OF meschever]
nithe n. malice, enmity, hatred. [< OE ]
queath v.t. [queath, quoth, queathen] to say, to speak, to recite. [< OE cweðan < PG kweþan]
should n. fault, guilt.
shrithe v.i. [shrithe, shrothe, shrithen] to waft menacingly. [< OE scrīþan < PG skreiþan]
shrive v.t. [shrive, shrove, shriven] to write. [< OE scrīvan < PG skreiban]
snithe v.t. to cut, to snip. [< OE snīþan < PG sneiþan]
stigue/sty v.t. [stigue, stogue, stig(g)en] to climb, to go up, to ascend.
swigue/swy v.i. to be silent, to shut up.
thague/thay v.i. to be silent, to shut up.
tharve v.t. [tharve, thurft, thurft] to need, to require. [< OE þurvan < PG þurban]
thrice adv. three times.
thwake v.t. to wash, to clean.
tungle n. star, moon, planet. (Refers to any celestial object that isn't earth.) [< OE tungol < PG ]
twain adv. two, in two.
wearthe v.i. [wearthe, worthe, worthen] to become, to turn into. [< OE werðan < PG werþan]
wer n. man, husband.
whirfle v.t. to whirl.
wit v.t. to know (facts).
woon v.i. to live, to dwell.
worg v.i. to choke.
wrat v.i. to travel, to fare, to voyage.
A list of common english words whose inflexions have been regularized.
bake - bake, boke, baken
fold - fold, feld, folden
help - help, holp, holpen
(s)melt - (s)melt, (s)molt, (s)molten
milk - milk, molk, molken
row - row, rew, rown
shape - shape, shope, shapen
shite - shite, shote, shitten (Note the long i!)
starve - starve, storve, starven