פֿאַר

See also: פאר‎, פּאָר‎, פאַר, and פֿאָר

YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German vür, from Old High German furi, from Proto-West Germanic *furi, from Proto-Germanic *furi (for), from Proto-Indo-European *pr̥h₂-i-. Compare German für. Akin to English for and Dutch voor.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

פֿאַר (far) (contracted dem-form פֿאַרן(farn))

  1. (unstressed) for
  2. (unstressed) than
    Synonyms: פֿון(fun), װי(vi), איידער(eyder)
  3. (stressed) before, in front of, ahead of, prior to
  4. (stressed) before, prior to
  5. (unstressed, Hungarian Yiddish, New York Chassidish) to (indicating the target or recipient of an action)

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AdverbEdit

פֿאַר (far)

  1. pro, for, in favor, supporting