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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fagr, from Proto-Germanic *fagraz, from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂ḱ- ‎(to fasten, place). Cognate with Norwegian and Swedish fager, Icelandic fagur, English fair.

AdjectiveEdit

fager

  1. fair (of good appearance), pretty

NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fagr, from Proto-Germanic *fagraz, from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂ḱ- ‎(to fasten, place).

AdjectiveEdit

fager

  1. fair (of good appearance), pretty

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish fagher, from Old Norse fagr, from Proto-Germanic *fagraz, from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂ḱ- ‎(to fasten, place).

AdjectiveEdit

fager (comparative fagerare, superlative fagerast)

  1. (dated) fair (of good appearance), pretty

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of fager
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular fager fagrare fagrast
Neuter singular fagert fagrare fagrast
Plural fagra fagrare fagrast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 fagre fagrare fagraste
All fagra fagrare fagraste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

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