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Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English fordōn, from Proto-Germanic *fradōną.

VerbEdit

fordon (third-person singular simple present fordoth, present participle fordede, simple past and past participle fordone)

  1. to kill

DescendantsEdit

  • English: fordo

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *fradōną (to do away with), equivalent to for- +‎ dōn. Cognate with Old Saxon fardōn.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

fordōn

  1. to kill, destroy, exterminate
    • 1846, Benjamin Thorpe (editor), Þā Hālgan Godspel on Englisc, Matheuses Ġerecednys, 10:21[1]
      Sōðlīċe brōðer sylþ his brōðer tō dēaþe, and fæder his sunu, and bearn arīsaþ onġēn māgas, and tō dēaþe hiġ fordōð.
      Forsooth brother delivers his brother to death, as the father does his son, and children arise against kinsmen and put them to death.
  2. to seduce, corrupt, defile

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

fara (to travel) or fora (a cargo) +‎ don (a tool)

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

fordon n

  1. a vehicle, a conveyance
    Med spårvagn menas fordon, som löper å skenor i marken.
    The word tramcars denotes vehicles which move over railway tracks in the ground.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of fordon 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative fordon fordonet fordon fordonen
Genitive fordons fordonets fordons fordonens

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