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fær

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See also fer, -fer, Fer, far, fár, and får

Faroese

fáa, v
number singular plural
person first second third all
Indicative eg hann / hon
tað
vit, tit,
teir / tær / tey
tygum
Present fái fært fær fáa
Past fekk fekst fekk fingu
Imperative tit
Present  ! fáið !
Infinitive fáa
Pres. part. -
Past part. a26 fingin
Supine fingið

Pronunciation

Verb form

fær

  1. he/she/it gets; 3rd person singular present form of fáa (to get)

Usage notes

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Icelandic

Adjective

fær m. and f., fært

  1. able
  2. talented, competent
    Hún er fær í forritun.
    She is good at programming.
  3. (of roads) passable
    Er vegurinn fær?
    Is the road passable.

Derived terms

Inflection


Old English

Etymology 1

From Germanic *fēra-. Cognate with Old Saxon vār ‘ambush’ (Dutch gevaar ‘danger’), Old High German fāra ‘ambush, danger, deceit’ (German Gefahr ‘danger’).

Pronunciation

Noun

fǣr m.

  1. sudden danger, calamity; ambush
Derived terms
Descendants

Etymology 2

From the same Germanic source as faran. Cognate with Old High German fuora (German Fuhre).

Pronunciation

Noun

fær n.

  1. journey; coming, going
Descendants

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