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See also: färder

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Etymology 1Edit

from Middle French farder, from Old French farder (to apply make-up, use cosmetics), a borrowing from Frankish *farwidōn (to dye, colour), from Proto-Germanic *farwiþōną (to colour), from Proto-Germanic *farwō (colour), from Proto-Indo-European *perḱ- (motley, coloured). Cognate with Old High German farwjan (to colour), Middle Low German varwe (colour), Latin pulcher (beautiful), Welsh erch (dark brown).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

farder

  1. to disguise.
  2. to make up or paint (the face).
  3. to represent in a false light; to augment with falsehoods or affectations.
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle French farder, from Old French farder, from Old French farde. More at farde.

VerbEdit

farder

  1. to weigh heavily; to be burdensome.
  2. to settle or sink downwards.

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