See also: fäster

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

fast (quick; quickly) +‎ -er.

AdjectiveEdit

faster

  1. comparative form of fast: more fast

AdverbEdit

faster

  1. comparative form of fast: more fast

Etymology 2Edit

fast (refrain from eating) +‎ -er.

NounEdit

faster (plural fasters)

  1. One who fasts, or voluntarily refrains from eating.
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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Equivalent to far (father) +‎ søster (sister), from Old Norse fǫðursystir.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fastər/, [ˈfasd̥ɐ]

NounEdit

faster c (singular definite fasteren, plural indefinite fastre)

  1. paternal aunt (one's father's sister)

InflectionEdit

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ElfdalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fǫðursystir. Cognate with Swedish faster.

NounEdit

faster f

  1. paternal aunt

DeclensionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

faster m or f

  1. indefinite plural of faste

VerbEdit

faster

  1. present of faste

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse fǫðursystir f (father's sister), akin to Norwegian Nynorsk farsyster.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

faster f (definite singular fastra, indefinite plural fastrer, definite plural fastrene)

  1. a paternal aunt

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

NounEdit

faster f

  1. indefinite plural of faste
  2. (non-standard since 2012) indefinite plural of fasta

ReferencesEdit


Old SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fastr, from Proto-Germanic *fastuz.

AdjectiveEdit

faster

  1. fast, firm

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Swedish: fast

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish faþur systir, faþersyster, from Old Norse fǫðursystir.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

faster c

  1. paternal aunt

DeclensionEdit

Declension of faster 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative faster fastern fastrar fastrarna
Genitive fasters fasterns fastrars fastrarnas

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