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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse frændi, from Proto-Germanic *frijōndz.

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frændi m (genitive singular frænda, plural frændur)

  1. relative
  2. friend

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m5 (frændi) Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative frændi frændin frændur frændurnir
Accusative frænda frændan frændur frændurnar
Dative frænda frændanum frændum frændunum
Genitive frænda (frændans) frænda (frændanna)

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse frændi, from Proto-Germanic *frijōndz.

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NounEdit

frændi m (genitive singular frænda, nominative plural frændur)

  1. a male relative excluding brothers and direct ancestors or descendants; a (male) cousin, uncle, nephew, etc.
  2. (archaic) any male relative

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From frjándi, present participle of frjá (to love), corresponding to Proto-Germanic *frijōndz (see also fjándi (enemy)). Compare Old Saxon friund ( > Dutch Low Saxon vrind and German Low German Fründ), Old English frēond ( > English friend), Old Frisian friōnd, friūnd ( > West Frisian freon), Old High German friunt ( > German Freund), Gothic 𐍆𐍂𐌹𐌾𐍉𐌽𐌳𐍃 (frijōnds, friend).

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frændi m

  1. a friend
  2. a relative, usually male

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