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Old NorseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *fōdrą (fodder), whence also Old English fōdor, Old High German fuotar. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂- (guard, graze, feed).

NounEdit

fóðr n

  1. fodder
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *fōdrą (sheath), from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂- (to protect, guard) + *-þrą. Compare Old English fōdor, Old High German fuotar, Gothic 𐍆𐍉𐌳𐍂 (fōdr).

NounEdit

fóðr n

  1. sheath