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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old Norse fǫðurbróðir, equivalent to far +‎ bror.

NounEdit

farbror

  1. paternal uncle, one's father's brother

DeclensionEdit

HypernymsEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From far (father) +‎ bror (brother).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

farbror m (definite singular farbroren, indefinite plural farbrør, definite plural farbrørne)

  1. uncle on the father's side

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

far +‎ bror

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

farbror c

  1. paternal uncle

DeclensionEdit

Declension of farbror 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative farbror farbrodern farbröder farbröderna
Genitive farbrors farbroderns farbröders farbrödernas