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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *fagraz, from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂ḱ- (to fasten, place). Cognate with Old Saxon fagar, Old High German fagar, Old Norse fagr (Danish fager and Swedish fager, Icelandic fagur), Gothic 𐍆𐌰𐌲𐍂𐍃 (fagrs).

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AdjectiveEdit

fæġer (comparative fæġerra, superlative fæġerost)

  1. beautiful, good-looking, attractive

DeclensionEdit

Weak Strong
case singular plural case singular plural
m n f m n f m n f
nominative fæġ(e)ra fæġ(e)re fæġ(e)re fæġ(e)ran nom. fæġer fæġ(e)re fæġer fæġ(e)ra, -e
accusative fæġ(e)ran fæġ(e)re fæġ(e)ran acc. fæġerne fæġer fæġ(e)re fæġ(e)re fæġer fæġ(e)ra, -e
genitive fæġ(e)ran fæġerra, fæġ(e)rena gen. fæġ(e)res fæġ(e)res fæġerre fæġerra
dative fæġ(e)ran fæġ(e)rum dat. fæġ(e)rum fæġ(e)rum fæġerre fæġ(e)rum
instrumental fæġ(e)re

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