Old High GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *fōdrą (fodder). from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂- (guard, graze, feed). Cognate with Old English fōdor, Old Norse fóðr.

NounEdit

fuotar n

  1. fodder
DescendantsEdit
  • Middle High German: vuoter

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *fōdrą (sheath), from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂- (to protect, guard) + *-þrą. Compare Old English fōdor, Old Norse fóðr, Gothic 𐍆𐍉𐌳𐍂 (fōdr).

NounEdit

fuotar n

  1. sheath, scabbard
DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Joseph Wright, 'An Old High German Primer, Second Edition'