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FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse fár, from Proto-Germanic *fērą.

NounEdit

fár n (genitive singular fárs, uncountable)

  1. (poetic) accident, anger, calamity
DeclensionEdit
Declension of fár (singular only)
n3s singular
indefinite definite
nominative fár fárið
accusative fár fárið
dative fári fárinum
genitive fárs fársins

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse fær, from Proto-Germanic *fahaz.

NounEdit

fár n (genitive singular fárs, plural fár)

  1. sheep
DeclensionEdit
Declension of fár
n3 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative fár fárið fár fárini
accusative fár fárið fár fárini
dative fári fárinum fárum fárunum
genitive fárs fársins fára fáranna

AnagramsEdit


IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fauːr/
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  • Rhymes: -auːr

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse fár, from Proto-Germanic *fawaz.

AdjectiveEdit

fár (comparative færri, superlative fæstur)

  1. (usually in the plural, except when used with collective nouns and mass nouns) few
  2. in low spirits, unenthusiastic, impassive
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse fár, from Proto-Germanic *fērą.

NounEdit

fár n (genitive singular fárs, no plural)

  1. accident, anger, calamity
DeclensionEdit

AnagramsEdit


Old NorseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *fawaz, whence also Old English fēaw (English few), Old Frisian fe, Gothic 𐍆𐌰𐌿𐍃 (faus).

AdjectiveEdit

fár (comparative færri, superlative fæstr)

  1. few

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit
  • Danish:
  • Faroese: fáur
  • Icelandic: fár

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *fērą, whence also Old English fǣr, Old Saxon vār, Old High German fāra.

NounEdit

fár n

  1. bale, harm, mischief, anger
  2. dangerous illness
DescendantsEdit