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IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse fœða (to feed, to give birth), from Proto-Germanic *fōdijaną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂-. Cognate to Faroese føða, Swedish föda, Norwegian and Danish føde, English feed, Dutch voeden.

VerbEdit

fæða (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative fæddi, supine fætt)

  1. to give birth to
  2. to feed, to nourish
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse fœða (food), from Proto-Germanic *fōdô, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂-. Cognate to Faroese føði, Swedish föda, Danish føde, English food.

NounEdit

fæða f (genitive singular fæðu, no plural)

  1. food
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