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EnglishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛd
  • IPA(key): /fɛd/

Etymology 1Edit

Shortening of federal.

NounEdit

fed (plural feds)

  1. (US, derogatory, slang) a federal government officer or official, especially FBI, CIA, NSA, ATF, and DEA agents.
  2. (London, especially MLE, slang) a police officer.

SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

fed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of feed

Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /feð/, [feːˀð], [feðˀ]
  • Rhymes: -eð

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse feitr (fat), from Proto-Germanic *faitaz.

AdjectiveEdit

fed

  1. fat (carrying a larger than normal amount of fat on one's body), obese
  2. fatty, rich
  3. great, smashing
  4. (of a typeface) bold
  5. (nominally, slang) joint
    at ryge en fed
    to smoke a joint

InflectionEdit

Inflection of fed
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular fed federe fedest2
Neuter singular fedt federe fedest2
Plural fede federe fedest2
Definite attributive1 fede federe fedeste
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse fit.

NounEdit

fed n (singular definite feddet, plural indefinite fed)

  1. skein
  2. clove
InflectionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

fed

  1. imperative of fede

DutchEdit

NounEdit

fed f (uncountable)

  1. Abbreviation of federatie.

HungarianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Based on different sources:

  1. From Proto-Finno-Ugric *pentɜ- (to shut, cover).[1][2]
  2. From Proto-Finno-Ugric *pintä- (to close, cover). Likely cognate with Finnish pinne and Udmurt поди (podi).[3]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈfɛd]
  • Hyphenation: fed

VerbEdit

fed

  1. (transitive) to cover

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

(With verbal prefixes):

(Expressions):

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Entry #744 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  2. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN
  3. ^ Starostin's Uralic Database, Entry #754

VolapükEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fed (plural feds)

  1. federation

DeclensionEdit