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Dutch Low SaxonEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to German für.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

för

  1. for

ElfdalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Swedish för.

PrepositionEdit

för

  1. for

German Low GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Cognate to German für.

Alternative formsEdit

  • vor (Low Prussian)

PrepositionEdit

för

  1. (in some dialects, including East Frisian) for
Usage notesEdit
  • Authors who imitate or mimic German orthography spell this preposition för (like German für), but the following preposition (meaning "in front of") vör (like German vor).

Etymology 2Edit

Cognate to German vor.

Alternative formsEdit

PrepositionEdit

för

  1. (in some dialects) in front of
Usage notesEdit
  • Authors who imitate or mimic German orthography spell this preposition vör (like German vor), but the preceding preposition för (like German für).

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse fǫr, from Proto-Germanic *farō.

NounEdit

för f (genitive singular farar, nominative plural farir)

  1. a journey, a trip, a voyage
    • Revelation 6-11 (English and Icelandic)
      Og ég sá, og sjá: Bleikur hestur, og sá er á honum sat, hann hét Dauði, og Hel var í för með honum. Þeim var gefið vald yfir fjórða hluta jarðarinnar, til þess að deyða með sverði, með hungri og drepsótt og láta menn farast fyrir villidýrum jarðarinnar.
      I looked, and there before me was a pale horse! Its rider was named Death, and Hades was following close behind him. They were given power over a fourth of the earth to kill by sword, famine and plague, and by the wild beasts of the earth.
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See etymology on the main entry.

NounEdit

för

  1. indefinite nominative plural of far
  2. indefinite accusative plural of far

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Partly from Old Swedish for, Proto-Germanic *furai. Partly from Old Swedish fyrir, firi, fyre, from Old Norse fyrir, from Proto-Germanic *furi.

AdverbEdit

för

  1. too; To an excessive degree

ConjunctionEdit

för

  1. because
SynonymsEdit
See alsoEdit

NounEdit

för c

  1. bow; the front part of a boat or a ship
DeclensionEdit
Declension of för 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative för fören förar förarna
Genitive förs förens förars förarnas
Related termsEdit

PrepositionEdit

för

  1. for, for the sake of something or somebody
  2. Used before the object of verbs indicating movement in conjunction with upp and ner
    Hon klättrade upp för en stegeShe climbed up a ladder

Etymology 2Edit

See föra.

VerbEdit

för

  1. imperative of föra.
  2. present tense of föra.