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faran

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Yet each man kills the thing he loves from all let this be heard some does it with a bitter look some with a flattering word the coward does it with a kiss the brave man with the sword.
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Old English

Etymology

Proto-Germanic *faran, from Proto-Indo-European *per-, *por-. Cognate with Old Frisian fara, Old Saxon faran (Dutch varen), Old High German faran (German fahren), Old Norse fara (Danish fare, Swedish fara), Gothic 𐍆𐌰𐍂𐌰𐌽 (faran). The PIE root is also the source of Ancient Greek πέραν, Latin portō, Proto-Slavic *pьratī (Old Church Slavonic перѫ, Russian переть).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈfɑrɑn/

Verb

faran

  1. to go; to travel, to journey
    Nu wylle ic faran. Now will I travel.

Conjugation

Class VI strong
present singular plural
1st person fare faraþ
2nd person farest
3rd person fareþ
subjunctive fare faren
preterite singular plural
1st person fōr fōron
2nd person fōre
3rd person fōr
subjunctive fōre fōren
imperative singular plural
far faraþ
participle present past
farende (ġe)faren


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Descendants


Old High German

Etymology

Common Germanic *faran, whence also Old English faran, Old Norse fara

Verb

faran

  1. to proceed

Swedish

Noun

faran

  1. definite singular of fara

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